Definition of Aseptic

1. Adjective. Free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms. "Aseptic surgical techniques"

Exact synonyms: Sterile
Similar to: Antiseptic
Derivative terms: Asepsis, Asepsis, Sterileness, Sterility



Definition of Aseptic

1. a. Not liable to putrefaction; nonputrescent.

Definition of Aseptic

1. Adjective. Free of disease-causing microbes. ¹

2. Adjective. (medicine) Used to protect against infection by disease-causing microbes. ¹

3. Adjective. (food industry) pasteurised. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aseptic

1. free from germs [adj]

Medical Definition of Aseptic

1. Freedom from infection or septic material, sterile. (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aseptic

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aseptic (current term)
aseptic bursitis
aseptic fever
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Literary usage of Aseptic

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1. The Principles and practice of gynecology: For Students and Practitioners by Emilius Clark Dudley (1902)
"Now the application of the aseptic principle has made all gynecological ... The term a>ep»i-, with its corresponding adjective aseptic, is used to imply the ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"THE LOOFAH, A VEGETABLE SKIN-SCRUB FOR aseptic OPERATIONS. BY JOHN B. ROBERTS, MD [Read April 11, 1888.] THE necessity of scrubbing the integument ..."

3. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1920)
"really aseptic cavity it is easy to obliterate it by merely bringing the soft parts over it, but that every method of treatment is likely to fail when ..."

4. The Principles of Surgery and Surgical Pathology: General Rules Governing by Hermann Tillmanns (1894)
"TV most commonly used antiseptic or aseptic dressing materials (gauze, cotton, ... Which »m- septics are of value f—Which antiseptic «nd aseptic methods of ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Bacteriological and Clinical Examinations to Determine the Value of Modern Procedures in Performing aseptic Gynecological Laparotomies. ..."

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