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sterile

1. unable to produce offspring; infertile
2. free from living, esp pathogenic, microorganisms; aseptic
3. (of plants or their parts) not producing or bearing seeds, fruit, spores, stamens, or pistils
4. Economics US (of gold) not being used to support credit creation or an increased money supply
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Hardt, "Comparison of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium colitis in germfree mice and mice pretreated with streptomycin," Infection and Immunity, vol.
If the microbiota effect was largely mediated by TLR signalling, it was expected to discover similar expression patterns in germfree and [MyD88.
Mutants of Streptococcus suis types 1 and 2 impaired in expression of muramidase-released protein and extracellular protein induce disease in newborn germfree pigs.
Just a bottle a month will clean, freshen and maintain the dishwasher to get clean and germfree dishes.
who decided to create a product that would leave floors clean, germfree and dry without the need to wash floors several times a day.
Stay germfree by washing up after you hit the restroom and all public or people-filled places, like the mall or the locker room.
Psychosocial response of patients with acute leukaemia to germfree environments.
Susceptibility of germfree or antibiotic-treated adult mice to Cryptosporidium parvum.
The Vicks GermFree Warm Mist humidifier features a dual-action ultraviolet light and boiling system that kills up to 99.
For example, the villi of the small intestine are longer; crypts are shorter and contain fewer cells in germfree mice than in age-matched conventional animals (39).
grew but did not cause diarrhea in streptomycin-treated mice and germfree chickens (Almeida and Nunes, 1996; Graf, 1999).