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