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sterile

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adjective ster·ile \ˈster-əl, chiefly British -ˌīl\

Medical Definition of sterile

  1. 1:  failing to produce or incapable of producing offspring <a sterile hybrid>—compare infertile

  2. 2:  free from living organisms and especially microorganisms <a sterile syringe> <a sterile cyst>

  3. ster·ile·ly \-əl-(l)ē\play adverb
    ste·ril·i·ty \stə-ˈril-ət-ē\play noun, plural ste·ril·i·ties





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