Sentence Examples with the word sterilize

These organisms live in cockles, oysters and other lamellibranchs and they so affect the gonads of these molluscs as to castrate and sterilize their host.

Though Depretis, at the end of his life in 1887, showed signs of repenting of the confusion thus created, he had established a parliamentary system destined largely to sterilize and vitiate the political life of Italy.

A solution of I in 20 is used to sterilize instruments before an operation, and towels or lint to be used for the patient.