aseptic necrosis n.
Necrosis occurring in the absence of infection.
- Aseptic surgery
aseptic surgery aseptic surgery n. Surgery performed under sterilized conditions to prevent the introduction of infectious microorganisms. Historical Examples Modern bacteriology and the possibilities of aseptic surgery were yet to be understood. The Letters of William James, Vol. 1 William James They understood the principles of aseptic surgery very well. Old-Time Makers of Medicine James […]
free from the living germs of disease, fermentation, or putrefaction. a product, as milk or fruit juice, that is marketed in an aseptic package or container. aseptics, (used with a singular verb) a system of packaging sterilized products in airtight containers so that freshness is preserved for several months. Historical Examples Better results are secured […]
(def 1). Historical Examples Aser, the American consul, fell down dead on seeing his brother beheaded before his eyes. Ten Years’ Captivity in the Mahdi’s Camp 1882-1892 F. R. Wingate And in the tribe of the sons of Aser, the prince was Phegiel the son of Ochran. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various He was reckoned […]
ases American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Historical Examples There are more foolish people among the Ifs than there are among the ases. Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. But we had good reasons for not going through the whole list of the ases. Myths of the Rhine X. B. Saintine The great division between […]
Biology. having no sex or organs. independent of processes, especially not involving the union of male and female germ cells. free from or unaffected by sexuality: an asexual friendship. Contemporary Examples New York magazine art critic Jerry Saltz described it as “fabulously complex, sexual, asexual, mysterious, powerful, impish.” The Tilda Swinton Weirdness Quiz: All About […]