- sterilise (UK)
- To deprive of the ability to procreate.
- To make unable to produce; to make unprofitable.
- (biology) To kill, deactivate (denature), or destroy (break apart) all living, viable microorganisms and spores on a surface, in a fluid, or contained in a compound, such as culture media or a medical product.
disable ability to procreate
(biology) To destroy all spores or germs