terminal disinfection


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disinfection

 [dis″in-fek´shun]
the act of disinfecting, using specialized cleansing techniques that destroy or prevent growth of organisms capable of infection.
terminal disinfection disinfection of a sick room and its contents at the termination of a disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ter·mi·nal dis·in·fec·tion

application of disinfective measures after the patient has been removed, for example, by death, or has ceased to be a source of infection.
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ter·mi·nal dis·in·fec·tion

(tĕr'mi-năl dis-in-fek'shŭn)
Application of disinfective measures after the patient has been removed, e.g., by death, or has ceased to be a source of infection.
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