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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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Spleen was isolated and ground with a grinding rod sterilely. Lymphocyte separation solution was added in a 60 mm Petri dish and covered with a 200 mesh gauze.
Maggots must be applied sterilely using a flap or tea-bag application to avoid maggot escape.
Recommendation five in the guidelines states that UTI diagnosis required 100,000 CFU/mL in culture of sterilely obtained catheterized urine as the threshold criterion (strength of evidence: strong).
PROCEDURE (3,9,5,6): The image intensifier provides the surface on which to operate and should be sterilely drapped.
(5) At the same time, the event offered an important context for testimony about the personal experiences and individual impacts of mascots, often described more sterilely as persecution, harassment, and discrimination.
The culture medium containing material extracts was sterilely filtered to use on the cell cultures.
Porcine patellae were sterilely removed from knee joints obtained fresh from a local slaughterhouse.
The leg was then sterilely prepped using the usual technique.
Instead of a reader fruitfully stripping the text, the text sterilely dresses up the reader.
but sterilely; only those who had had the care of others laid upon