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aseptic

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adjective asep·tic \(ˌ)ā-ˈsep-tik, ə-\

Simple Definition of aseptic

  • medical : free from germs that cause disease

Full Definition of aseptic

  1. 1 a :  preventing infection <aseptic techniques> b :  free or freed from pathogenic microorganisms <an aseptic operating room>

  2. 2 :  lacking vitality, emotion, or warmth <aseptic essays>

asep·ti·cal·lyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of aseptic

  1. <patients with compromised immune systems must be treated in aseptic environments>



Origin of aseptic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1859

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Medical Dictionary

aseptic

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adjective asep·tic \-ˈsep-tik\

Medical Definition of aseptic

  1. 1:  preventing infection <aseptic techniques>

  2. 2:  free or freed from pathogenic microorganisms <an aseptic operating room>

  3. asep·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb





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