Asepses



absence of the microorganisms that produce or septic disease.
Medicine/Medical. methods, as sterile surgical techniques, used to assure asepsis.
noun
the state of being free from living pathogenic organisms
the methods of achieving a germ-free condition
n.

1892, from a- (2) “not” + sepsis.

asepsis a·sep·sis (ə-sěp’sĭs, ā-)
n.

The state of being free of living pathogenic microorganisms.

The process of removing pathogenic microorganisms or protecting against infection by such organisms.

asepsis
(ə-sěp’sĭs, ā-sěp’sĭs)

The state of being free of pathogenic microorganisms.

The process of removing microorganisms that cause infection.

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