chemosterilant

noun
che·​mo·​ster·​il·​ant | \ ˌkē-mō-ˈster-ə-lənt also ˌkem-ō- How to pronounce chemosterilant (audio) \

Medical Definition of chemosterilant

: a substance that produces irreversible sterility (as of an insect) without marked alteration of mating habits or life expectancy

Other Words from chemosterilant

chemosterilization or British chemosterilisation \ -​ˌster-​ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce chemosterilisation (audio) \ noun
chemosterilize or British chemosterilise \ -​ˈster-​ə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce chemosterilise (audio) \ verb 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 14 Jul. 2020.

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