de·​germ | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈjərm How to pronounce degerm (audio) \

Medical Definition of degerm

: to remove germs from (as the skin)

Other Words from degerm

degermation \ (ˈ)dē-​ˌjər-​ˈmā-​shən How to pronounce degerm (audio) \ noun

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“Degerm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/degerm. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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