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disinfest

(dĭs′ĭn-fĕst′)
tr.v. disin·fested, disin·festing, disin·fests
To rid of vermin.

dis·in′fes·ta′tion (-fĕ-stā′shən) n.
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Utilization of phytosanitary irradiation (PI) as a treatment to disinfest agricultural commodities in trade has expanded in recent years.
Soil solarization, steam and anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD) disinfest the soil by creating conditions inhospitable for microbes.
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bottle of the lice remover shampoo, a metal lice comb, instructions, and the list of steps that were necessary to disinfest the household to prevent reinfestation.
Insecticide treatments disinfest nursery citrus of glassy-winged sharpshooter.
Phytosanitary irradiation (PI) is used to disinfest fresh commodities of quarantine pests in a number of countries before they can be exported to countries threatened by the pests (Hallman 2011).