"Sterilization" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The destroying of all forms of life, especially microorganisms, by heat, chemical, or other means.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sterilization" by people in this website by year, and whether "Sterilization" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009 and 2014
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