intermittent sterilization

noun

Definition of intermittent sterilization

: sterilization by heating to boiling several times at intervals of about 24 hours in order that any resistant spores may germinate and be destroyed

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“Intermittent sterilization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intermittent%20sterilization. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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