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Related to terminal disinfection: sterilization
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.
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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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