Inactivate

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Inactivate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • make inactive; "they deactivated the file"
  • release from military service or remove from the active list of military service

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Inactivate'


  • Inactivated vaccine: An inactivated vaccine (or killed vaccine) consists of virus particles which are grown in culture and then killed using a method such as heat or formaldehyde

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  • Ebola Transmission: 'Copper With Antimicrobial Properties Could Help Control Spread of Virus'
    Copper surfaces that inactivate viruses similar to the Ebola virus could possibly help control transmission suggests a study. Read more on this news related to 'Inactivate'

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