asepticism


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a·sep·tic

 (ə-sĕp′tĭk, ā-)
adj.
1.
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.

a·sep′ti·cal·ly adv.
a·sep′ti·cism n.

asepticism

(eɪˈsɛptɪsɪzəm)
n
a form of care or treatment which prevents putrification

asepticism

the preverttion of infection by such means as sterilization.
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