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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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The key factor in achieving this environment is to minimize the transfer of airborne particulates from the non-sterile (contaminated) zone into the sterile (clean) zone where the surgical procedures are performed.
Dalton Pharma Services has completed a $5 million expansion in sterile filling and active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing at its cGMP facility in Toronto, Canada.
There is a hypothetical particle in the scientific world that lives in the theories of scientists but has not yet been proven: the sterile neutrino.
Consider using non-sterile gloves during minor skin excisions (even those that require sutures) because the infection rate is not increased compared to using sterile gloves.
UKPRwire, Wed Jul 01 2015] The report firstly introduced Disposable sterile catheter basic information included Disposable sterile catheter definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; international market analysis, China domestic market analysis, Macroeconomic environment and economic situation analysis and influence, Disposable sterile catheter industry policy and plan, Disposable sterile catheter product specification, manufacturing process, product cost structure etc.
Europe is sounding the call for sterile medical device products, from implants to surgical instruments.
The advantages of splitting product lines into sterile and non-sterile include less cost for the non-sterile product because it does not go through the sterilization process and there is less need for packaging and related services.
Blood cultures must be taken carefully to minimise the risk of contamination, and sterile gloves can help, say researchers.
These non-sterile coveralls follow the company's recent introduction of a sterile Kimtech Pure A5 Cleanroom Coverall.
All four sizes of the dropper bottles are available in both sterile (Steri-Dropper) and non-sterile styles and are manufactured from a special zinc stearate-free resin.
Balston[R] sterile air filtration system now available from Parker Hannifin Corp.
The UMR2000CB is a "clean blow" design that uses sterile blowing air and an enclosed, pressurized clamp for high-volume production of bacteria-free containers.