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sterilizer

 [ster´ĭ-līz″er]
an apparatus used in ridding objects, such as instruments or dressings, of all microorganisms and their pathogenic products. See also autoclave.

ster·il·iz·er

(ster'ĭl-īz'ĕr),
An apparatus for rendering objects sterile.

sterilizer

/ster·i·liz·er/ (ster´ĭ-līz″er) an apparatus for the destruction of microorganisms.

ster·il·iz·er

(ster'i-lī-zĕr)
An apparatus for rendering objects sterile.

sterilizer

an apparatus used in ridding instruments, dressings, etc., of all microorganisms and their pathogenic products. See also autoclave.

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Q. Is it good to put alcohol on burns? If I get a burn- should I sterilize it with alcohol to prevent infections?

A. Tiffany is right...best to avoid alcohol. the treatment depends on the severity of the burn. here is a pamphlet about dealing with burns. very helpful!
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/638.html

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