antisepsis

noun an·ti·sep·sis \ 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


Medical Dictionary

antisepsis

noun an·ti·sep·sis \ ˌant-ə-ˈsep-səs \

medical Definition of antisepsis

plural antisepses play \-ˌsēz\
:the inhibiting of the growth and multiplication of microorganisms by antiseptic means

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