Definition of “sterility” - English Dictionary

“sterility” in British English

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sterilitynoun [ U ]

uk /stəˈrɪl.ə.ti/ us /stəˈrɪl.ə.t̬i/

sterility noun [ U ] (CLEAN)

specialized medical the condition of being free from anything that can cause disease

(Definition of “sterility” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sterility” in American English

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sterilitynoun [ U ]

us /stəˈrɪl·ɪ·t̬i/

the condition of being unable to produce children or young animals, or the condition of being unable to produce plants or crops:

Certain chemicals cause sterility in farm animals.

(Definition of “sterility” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)