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a. Free of pathogenic microorganisms: aseptic surgical instruments.
b. Using methods to protect against infection by pathogenic microorganisms: aseptic surgical techniques.
2. Lacking animation or emotion: an aseptic smile.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Medicine) free from living pathogenic organisms; sterile
2. (Medicine) aiming to achieve a germ-free condition
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a•sep•tic(əˈsɛp tɪk, eɪˈsɛp-)
free from the living germs of disease, fermentation, or putrefaction.
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Free of microorganisms that cause disease: boiled the surgical instruments to make them aseptic.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Sterile; free of dangerous microorganisms, especially describing the conditions in which surgery is performed.
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|Adj.||1.||aseptic - free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms; "a sterile operating area"; "aseptic surgical instruments"; "aseptic surgical techniques"|
antiseptic - thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms; "doctors in antiseptic green coats"; "the antiseptic effect of alcohol"; "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"
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aseptic[eɪˈseptɪk] ADJ → aséptico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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aseptic[eɪˈsɛptɪk] adj → asettico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. aséptico-a, estéril.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
asepticadj aséptico, estéril
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.