chemosterilize

[kee-moh-ster-uh-lahyz, kem-oh-]

verb (used with object), che·mo·ster·i·lized, che·mo·ster·i·liz·ing.

to sterilize (insects or other animals) with a chemosterilant.

Nearby words

  1. chemosis,
  2. chemosmosis,
  3. chemosphere,
  4. chemostat,
  5. chemosterilant,
  6. chemosurgery,
  7. chemosynthesis,
  8. chemosynthetic bacteria,
  9. chemotactic,
  10. chemotaxis

Also especially British, che·mo·ster·i·lise.

Origin of chemosterilize


Related formsche·mo·ster·i·li·za·tion, noun

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