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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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Germfree is an industry leader in the manufacture of mobile life science laboratories as well mobile compounding pharmacy cleanrooms.
Experimental evidence shows that spatial and temporal spread of migrating motor complexes (MMC) is slower and more restricted in germfree mice as compared to conventional mice (8).
When Germfree was approached by Canada's Global Partnership Program, we were excited to collaborate on this important international project.
Biotransformation of inorganic arsenic in germfree and conventional mice.
Spontaneous prostate adenocarcinomas in aged germfree Wistar rats.
Seth is undergoing treatment in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Inrmary's germfree Bubble Unit while he prepares for the operation that doctors hope will kick start his immune system.
Sufferers are increasing at the rate of 5% a year, with some experts linking the rise to pollution or people living in a cleaner, germfree environment.
Everywhere you look people are trying to make the world germfree," says Martin Blaser, a microbiologist at New York University.
Few studies have evaluated the accuracy of NIFT in gnotobiotic piglets in portable germfree facilities, although several studies have described its use in mammals (Loughmiller et al.
Effects of 2,3,7,8-TCDD or 2,2',4,4',5,5'-HxCB on vitamin K dependent blood coagulation factors in male and female germfree WAG/RIJ-rats.
Experimental infection of specific pathogen-free (SPF) or germfree cats with FPLV generally leads to mild diseases (23,24).
Product types include covered tablets, capsules, troches, oral fluids, injections, and both frozen powder and germfree powder acicula.