[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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019