destruction of the microorganisms that produce or septic disease.
Historical Examples

Anaesthesia, antisepsis, and the natural methods of cure were all anticipated in the medieval time.
The Popes and Science James J. Walsh

Yet, after all, here was the germ of the idea of antisepsis.
A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) Henry Smith Williams

From that he branched into antisepsis as opposed to asepsis as a practical method in the field.
The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White

But don’t they have any knowledge of antisepsis or isolation?
Star Surgeon Alan Nourse

antisepsis, like anæsthesia, was marvellously anticipated by the surgical forefathers of the medieval period.
Old-Time Makers of Medicine James J. Walsh

Much stress has been laid upon the subject of asepsis and antisepsis.
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern

For the fundamental principle of antisepsis is the use of medicines for ridding wounds of similar microscopic organisms.
A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) Henry Smith Williams

With removal of the diseased portion and a strict attention to antisepsis healing soon takes place.
Diseases of the Horse’s Foot Harry Caulton Reeks

destruction of undesirable microorganisms, such as those that cause disease or putrefaction Compare asepsis
the state or condition of being free from such microorganisms

antisepsis an·ti·sep·sis (ān’tĭ-sěp’sĭs)
Destruction of pathogenic organisms to prevent infection.
The destruction of pathogenic microorganisms in order to prevent infection.


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