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noun as in infertility

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In my longing for the college experience, in all its stressful late-night glory, what once looked like ugly dorm buildings and sterile labs seem lovely.

Vaccine vials require a specific type of glass that can tolerate low temperatures and remain sterile, and there may not be enough of this glass to go around right away.

From Vox

All they would really need, if it’s proven effective, would be a supply of high-antibody-titer plasma from recovered patients, a freezer for the blood products, and a safe site for sterile infusions.

From Fortune

Moving from cold sterile labs to the outside world, the team then asked whether media multitasking disrupts memory recall—and whether attention lapses are to blame.

A 2018 state inspection found the pharmacy staff at the Culver City hospital had for months ignored findings of “fungal air growth,” “bacterial organisms” and mold in equipment used to mix patient medications in a sterile environment.

Six months of sterility results, after which normal fertility returns.

Thus, despite having no evidence to support it, they cite sterility as the more likely explanation.

At the CLWC, a reporter was told by an adviser that an abortion carried various risks, including “sterility”.

They already understood, argued Hayden, “the sterility of liberals.”

In adults, lead overload can lead to miscarriages and birth defects, as well as sterility.

We saw enough of it however to be convinced of its perfect sterility.

And what is the result of that—you have paralyzed all your activities, you have condemned your intellectual life to sterility!

A too strong ardour is often attended with sterility; and the female mule is at least as ardent as the she-ass.

The he and she-ass, therefore, both incline to sterility by common and also by different qualities.

The she-ass, and the female mule, therefore, incline to sterility by their over-heat.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sterility, such as: infertility, impotence, barrenness, and infecundity.

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