Definition of Steriliser

1. Noun. A device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments.

Exact synonyms: Autoclave, Sterilizer
Specialized synonyms: Digester, Pressure Cooker
Generic synonyms: Vessel
Derivative terms: Autoclave, Sterilise, Sterilize



Definition of Steriliser

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sterilizer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steriliser

sterical
sterically
sterigma
sterigmas
sterigmata
sterigmatum
sterilant
sterilants
sterile
sterilely
sterileness
sterilisation
sterilisations
sterilise
sterilised
steriliser (current term)
sterilisers
sterilises
sterilising
sterilities
sterility
sterilizable
sterilizated
sterilization
sterilizations
sterilize
sterilized
sterilizer
sterilizers
sterilizes

Literary usage of Steriliser

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1. The Clinical Journal (1905)
"18 is a small space between the inner and outer wall of the steriliser, where the steam is generated, The tins which contain the dressings, etc., ..."

2. A System of gynaecology by Thomas Clifford Allbutt, William Smoult Playfair, Thomas Watts Eden (1906)
"This apparatus is known as the autoclave, or high-pressure steam steriliser; it is heated by gas, and is capable of raising steam to Fio. 179. ..."

3. Manual of Bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1897)
"The apparatus ordinarily used is " Koch's steam steriliser" (Fig. 3). This consists of a tall metal cylinder on legs, provided with a lid, ..."

4. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir (1899)
"Steam at 100° C. is therefore available for the sterilisation of all ordinary media. In using the Koch's I* 11 FIG. 3.—Koch's steam steriliser. ..."

5. Medical Microscopy: A Guide to the Use of the Microscope in Medical Practice by Frank Joseph Wethered (1892)
"Steam steriliser. Hot-air steriliser. Hot-water filter. Incubator. ... Steam steriliser (fig. 95).*—This consists of a cylindrical vessel, made of leaded ..."

6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1898)
"A, steriliser; B, Screw Top; C, Rubber Washer. The hands of the operator and his assistants are first cleansed by washing thoroughly with soap, hot water, ..."

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