Definition of unsterile in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈstɛrʌɪl/


chiefly Medicine
Not sterile or sterilized: unsterile needles
More example sentences
  • He believes that AIDS may have its origin in unsterile hypodermic needles and antibiotics.
  • Panicky use of unsterile needles may transmit HIV, hepatitis C, or other infections.
  • I always have been taught that the back of the gown is considered unsterile and that personnel in sterile attire should not have their back to sterile supplies or fields.

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