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chemosterilant

[ kee-moh-ster-uh-luhnt, kem-oh- ]
/ ˌki moʊˈstɛr ə lənt, ˌkɛm oʊ- /
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noun
a chemical that causes an animal to become irreversibly sterile without changing its mating behavior or longevity.
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Origin of chemosterilant

First recorded in 1960–65; chemo- + sterilant
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