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Definition 1: the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce) - [noun denoting act]

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(sterilisation is a kind of ...) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

(... is a kind of sterilisation ) the sterilization of an animal

"they took him to the vet for neutering"

(... is a kind of sterilisation ) contraception by surgical sterilization

Definition 2: the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for sterilisation in the sense of this definition

(sterilisation is a kind of ...) the act of making something clean

"he gave his shoes a good cleaning"

(... is a kind of sterilisation ) partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food

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