chemosterilant

noun

che·​mo·​ster·​il·​ant ˌkē-mō-ˈster-ə-lənt also ˌkem-ō- How to pronounce chemosterilant (audio)
: a substance that produces irreversible sterility (as of an insect) without marked alteration of mating habits or life expectancy
chemosterilization noun
or British chemosterilisation
chemosterilize verb
or British chemosterilise
chemosterilized or British chemosterilised; chemosterilizing or British chemosterilising

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“Chemosterilant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemosterilant. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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