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  Definition of sterilization
  1. the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)
  2. the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
Similar Words: sterilisation

 

Hyponyms: pasteurization, pasteurisation, neutering, fixing, altering, surgical contraception

 

Derivational Morphology: sterilize, sterilise, desex, unsex, desexualize, desexualise, fix

 

Anagrams: serialization

 

 
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