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sterilize

sterilize
Sterlized portion of runway/airfield.
i. To blank off a portion of an instrument panel for equipment not yet installed.
ii. To mark off a portion of a runway as not usable.
iii. To prohibit unauthorized access to a portion of or the entire airport for security reasons.
iv. To make unusable or unavailable a facility, such as a portion of an aircraft, for carrying a weapon.
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Most women had 1 sexual partner at the time of sterilisation (n=209, 92.
Both women reported an increase in sexual activity post sterilisation with the same sexual interest and pleasure compared with their pre sterilisation experiences.
Four women (80%) reported 1 partner pre and post sterilisation, and 1 (20%) reported 1 partner pre sterilisation and 2 partners post sterilisation.
Among the study cohort, there was no risk of HIV acquisition post sterilisation (relative risk 0.
Major players in the sterilisation equipment market include are STERIS Corp.
Sterilisation of healthcare products by ionising radiation: sterilisation of drug-device products and tissue allografts
Future trends for the sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices.
A total of six complications (out of nine) were associated with the group of intermediate surgeons; five of these were during an open procedure and one during a laparoscopic sterilisation.
7] Attitudes towards sterilisation may be influenced by cultural beliefs about fertility, accessibility to services and the sociopolitical history of SA during and after apartheid.
There is much international literature describing the advantages of laparoscopic methods for sterilisation over an open procedure resulting in fewer instances of minor operative morbidity, shorter duration of surgery, minimal scarring and less postoperative discomfort.
A topic of controversy surrounding this procedure is that of sterilisation method and sterilisation failure.
Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, and Leuven, Belgium, Sterigenics International is the world's leading provider of contract sterilisation and ionisation services for the medical device, food safety and high performance/specialty materials industries.