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Introduction: Sterilization

Description of Sterilization

Sterilization: the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Sterilization: The destroying of all forms of life, especially microorganisms, by heat, chemical, or other means.
Source: MeSH 2007

Sterilization: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Sterilization

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Hierarchical classifications of Sterilization

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WordNet 2.1

  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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