unsterilized

adjective
un·​ster·​il·​ized | \ ˌən-ˈster-ə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce unsterilized (audio) \

Definition of unsterilized

: not made sterile : not sterilized unsterilized needles an unsterilized instrument

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Recent Examples on the Web Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Out-of-control children were dosed with adult tranquilizers, administered through unsterilized needles, while many who fell ill received transfusions of unscreened blood. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of unsterilized

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsterilized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsterilized. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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