Definition - What does Sterilization mean?
Sterilization refers to a variety of medical processes and techniques that result in the individual's inability to reproduce. The method, whether surgical or non-surgical, intentionally leaves the individual permanently unable to reproduce.
Kinkly explains Sterilization
There are a variety of methods and techniques used to sterilize individuals. Generally, sterilization methods in women are seen in larger proportions in the developing world. Vasectomies are mostly seen in the industrialized countries. Motivation behind sterilization varies depending on demographic region. The main types of sterilization include tubal litigation and hysterectomy in females, and vasectomy and castration in males.