What is sterilization?

  • (noun): The procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means).
    Synonyms: sterilisation
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Steam - Uses - Sterilization
... under pressure, is used in microbiology laboratories and similar environments for sterilization ... steam, may be used for antimicrobial cleaning even to the levels of sterilization ...
... Sterilization can refer to Sterilization (microbiology), the elimination of microbiological organisms to achieve asepsis, a sterile microbial environment Sterilization (medicine), a ...
Sexual Sterilization Act Of Alberta - Background - Other Influences
... influential citizens and interest groups campaigned for segregation and sterilization of the feebleminded ... and spoke at public meetings in support of sterilization ... Wallace, President in 1934, was an outspoken supporter of eugenic sterilization ...
Abenaki - History - United States - Vermont
... projects further decimated the Abenaki people of America through forced sterilization and questionable 'miscarriages' at birth ... in the early 20th century, through forced sterilization and pregnancy termination policies in Vermont ... There were over 3,400 reported cases of sterilization of Abenaki having been performed, many of which involved termination of an unborn fetus ...

More definitions of "sterilization":

  • (noun): The act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce).
    Synonyms: sterilisation