Definition of Sterilisation

1. Noun. The act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce).




2. Noun. The procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means).
Exact synonyms: Sterilization
Generic synonyms: Cleaning, Cleansing, Cleanup
Specialized synonyms: Pasteurisation, Pasteurization
Derivative terms: Sterilise, Sterilize

Definition of Sterilisation

1. Noun. (British) (alternative spelling of sterilization) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sterilisation

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sterhydraulic
steric
steric hindrance
sterical
sterically
sterigma
sterigmas
sterigmata
sterigmatum
sterilant
sterilants
sterile
sterilely
sterileness
sterilisation (current term)
sterilisations
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sterilised
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sterilisers
sterilises
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sterilities
sterility
sterilizable
sterilizated
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sterilizations
sterilize

Literary usage of Sterilisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"sterilisation. IT has been the practice from early times of Descriptive Botany to designate the leaves which produce the sporangia in Ferns and other ..."

2. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for Medical by John William Henry Eyre (1913)
"sterilisation—ie, the removal or the destruction of germ life—may be effected by the use of ... Naked flame (for the sterilisation of platinum needles, etc. ..."

3. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for the by John William Henry Eyre (1902)
"sterilisation—ie, the removal or the destruction of germ life—may be effected by the aid of ... Naked flame (for the sterilisation of platinum needles, etc. ..."

4. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for the by John William Henry Eyre (1902)
"sterilisation—ie, the removal or the destruction of germ life—may be effected by the aid of ... Naked flame (for the sterilisation of platinum needles, etc. ..."

5. Micro-organisms and Fermentation by Alfred Peter Carlslund Jørgensen, Alfred Jörgensen, A. E. Lennholm (1900)
"sterilisation properly so-called must always be preceded by a thorough mechanical ... (b) sterilisation of nutritive liquids and solid nutritive substrata. ..."

6. Micro-organisms and Fermentation by Alfred Peter Carlslund Jørgensen, Alfred Jörgensen, A. E. Lennholm (1900)
"sterilisation properly so-called must always be preceded by a thorough ... The necessary condition for momentary sterilisation is, that the pores of the ..."

7. Micro-organisms and Fermentation by Alfred Peter Carlslund Jørgensen, Alfred Jörgensen, Alexander Kenneth Miller, A. E. Lennholm (1900)
"sterilisation properly so-called must always be preceded by a thorough mechanical ... (b) sterilisation of nutritive liquids and solid nutritive substrata. ..."

8. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"DRYING AND sterilisation The necessity of the presence of water for the manifestation of vital properties is sufficiently obvious from the former part of ..."

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