listerism

noun, often capitalized
lis·​ter·​ism | \ ˈlis-tə-ˌriz-əm How to pronounce listerism (audio) \

Medical Definition of listerism

: the practice of antiseptic surgery

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“Listerism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/listerism. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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