chemo sterilant

chemosterilant

[kee-moh-ster-uh-luhnt, kem-oh-]
noun
a chemical that causes an animal to become irreversibly sterile without changing its mating behavior or longevity.

Origin:
1960–65; chemo- + sterilant

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