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Definition 1: make infertile - [verb of body]

Samples where sterilize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

Synonyms for sterilize in the sense of this definition

(sterilize is a kind of ...) perform surgery on

"The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"

(... is a kind of sterilize ) remove the ovaries of

"Is your cat spayed?"

(... is a kind of sterilize ) remove the testicles of a male animal

(... is a kind of sterilize ) remove the vas deferens

"many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"

Definition 2: make free from bacteria - [verb of body]

Synonyms for sterilize in the sense of this definition

(sterilize is a kind of ...) destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing

"disinfect a wound"

(... is a kind of sterilize ) subject to the action of an autoclave

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