STERILIZATION

the process through which an organism is made unable to reproduce normally. This can be done either by surgery or medication. An organism becomes incapable of doing sexual reproduction.

STERILIZATION: "Sterilization is done to stop microbial growth."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STERILIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sterilization/ (accessed October 27, 2020).
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