Medical Dictionary

1antiseptic

adj an·ti·sep·tic \ˌant-ə-ˈsep-tik\

Medical Definition of ANTISEPTIC

1
a :  opposing sepsis, putrefaction, or decay; especially :  preventing or arresting the growth of microorganisms (as on living tissue) b :  acting or protecting like an antiseptic
2
:  relating to or characterized by the use of antiseptics
3
:  free of living microorganisms :  scrupulously clean :  aseptic
an·ti·sep·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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