antisepsis


an·ti·sep·sis

noun \ˌan-tə-ˈsep-səs\

Definition of ANTISEPSIS

:  the inhibiting of the growth and multiplication of microorganisms by antiseptic means

First Known Use of ANTISEPSIS

1875

an·ti·sep·sis

noun \ˌant-ə-ˈsep-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·ti·sep·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANTISEPSIS

: the inhibiting of the growth and multiplication of microorganisms by antiseptic means

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