Synonyms of sterilization


1. sterilization, sterilisation, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

usage: the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)

2. sterilization, sterilisation, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup

usage: the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)

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