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  1. unable to reproduce (or procreate).
  2. unprofitable.


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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Sterile or sterility may refer to:

  • Asepsis, a state of being free from biological contaminants
  • Sterile (archaeology), sediment containing no evidence of human activity
  • Sterilization (microbiology), a term referring to any process that eliminates or kills all forms of life from an item or field
  • Sterility (physiology), an inability of a living organism to effect sexual reproduction
    • Infertility, the condition of a person being unable to bear children, especially through natural means
  • Sterile Records, a record label formed in London in 1979 by Nigel Ayers and Caroline K of the post-industrial music group Nocturnal Emissions

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