Pasteurisation Definition

noun

Heat-treatment of a perishable food to destroy heat-sensitive vegetative cells followed by immediate cooling to limit growth of the surviving cells and germination of spores.

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Other Word Forms of Pasteurisation

Noun

Singular:
pasteurisation
Plural:
pasteurisations

Origin of Pasteurisation

  • From the surname of its inventor, Louis Pasteur.

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