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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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IWM also exhibited the SAN100e range of sanitising tunnels at this year's show.
Compared with earlier models, the new sanitisers feature increased belt width and tunnel height, and are suitable for sanitising produce in buckets, bags, tins and trays up to a maximum size of 450 mm wide x 450 mm high.
Suitable for sanitising produce in buckets, bags, tins and trays up to a maximum size of 450 mm wide by 450 mm high, the Econosan conveys the produce through a tunnel where a solution of sanitising fluid in mains water is misted onto the items from top, bottom and sides.
The new entry-level Econosan model has been developed specifically to offer dependable and effective sanitisation at an exceptionally attractive price and is suitable for sanitising produce in buckets, bags, tins and trays.
The new Intelligent Tap from EO Water's electrolysed water range of Hoshizaki ROX products provides the ultimate solution for hand cleaning and sanitising - easily outperforming more traditionally used methods.
Hartleys Farm Foods has installed the revolutionary new Radical advanced sanitising system in its production facility in Nelson, Lancashire.
Syspal's newest product, Sagewash[TM] is set to revolutionise the sanitising process in hygiene conscious industries.