Definition of Disinfection:

  1. The process of cleaning something, especially with a chemical, in order to destroy bacteria.

  2. Process in which most or nearly all microorganisms (whether or not pathogenic) on clothing, hard surfaces, and/or wounds are killed through the use of chemicals, heat, or ultraviolet rays. Milk, for example, is disinfected by heating up to 100°C for at least 10 seconds to kill most microbes (but not necessarily their spores) to make it more stable than pasteurized milk.

How to use Disinfection in a sentence?

  1. Before we left the area, we had to go through the disinfection process, so we would not have any risk for infection.
  2. When dealing with contaminated products you must make sure to undergo a full disinfection process to get rid of it.
  3. Instruments must undergo high-level disinfection before reuse.
  4. The disinfection was absolutely necessary after the bio fluids were spilled on to the hospital floor by the new nurse.

Meaning of Disinfection & Disinfection Definition