What is another word for sterilization?

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[ stˌɛɹɪla͡ɪzˈe͡ɪʃən], [ stˌɛɹɪla‍ɪzˈe‍ɪʃən], [ s_t_ˌɛ_ɹ_ɪ_l_aɪ_z_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

How to use "Sterilization" in context?

Sterilization is a process by which something is rendered unable to reproduce. There are many types of sterilization, each with a different purpose and capability.

One of the most common sterilization methods is boiling. liquids are heated to a high temperature and then poured over objects to be sterilized. This method works well for objects that are small and can be easily moved.

Another common sterilization method is ultraviolet radiation. The ultraviolet radiation destroys the DNA of bacteria, viruses, and other organisms. This method is used to sterilize medical equipment, food, and water supplies.

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