dry heat sterilization

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dry heat sterilization

The sterilization of instruments in an oven to raise their surface temperature high enough and long enough to kill any microorganisms.
See also: sterilization
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dry heat ster·il·i·za·tion

(drī hēt steri-lī-zāshŭn)
Disinfection in an ovenlike device at about 160°C.
Synonym(s): dry-heat oven.
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