fractional sterilization

noun

: sterilization by repeated exposure to flowing steam at such intervals as would permit bacterial or other spores present to pass into the nonresistant negative stage between exposures

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“Fractional sterilization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fractional%20sterilization. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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