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sanitize

 [san´ĭ-tīz]
to clean and sterilize.

sanitize

(săn′ĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. sani·tized, sani·tizing, sani·tizes
To make sanitary, as by cleaning or disinfecting.

san′i·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

sanitize

[san′itīz]
Etymology: L, sanitas, health
to take action needed to clean the environment or a part of it, removing or reducing pathogenic microorganisms and their habitats.
A euphemism for ex post facto alteration of a patient’s hospital or medical records by rewriting and reformatting, in particular those related to peer review

sanitize

Forensic medicine A euphemism for falsification by rewriting and reformatting various hospital records, in particular those related to peer review. See Malpractice.

sanitize

to clean and sterilize.
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The cabinet is easily installed in existing walls between the Low Care and High Care rooms allowing the transfer and sanitisation of materials, packaging and defective product, from the low care to the high care areas.
This contract will be divided into two Lots as follows:LOT 1 Cooler Equipment Free Standing and Counter Top - Rental/Purchase Bottled Water Cups Maintenance and Sanitisation of Free Standing and Counter Top Equipment.
The hire or purchase of free standing bottled water machines, plumbed in water machines and a maintenance and sanitisation service for both hired and existing facilities.
Contract notice: Services undetermined amount of maintenance of air conditioning and cold food, reclamation and sanitisation of the ducts of air conditioning / ventilation of kitchens and equipment, maintenance of desalination and calderine, plant maintenance hydraulic, lifting systems and congegnatoria naval units, basins and smaller vessels.
Contract notice: 148/mr sanitisation of air handling units.