aseptic

[ uh-sep-tik, ey-sep- ]SEE DEFINITION OF aseptic

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They understood the principles of aseptic surgery very well.

Almost needless to say these are exactly the principles of aseptic surgery.

Such an operation is an aseptic one, or performed aseptically.

After this, in an aseptic wound the dressing need not be changed for days.

The ends should be sutured, however, as soon as the wound is aseptic or has healed.

We shall all forget what aseptic work is by the time we get home.

Before the days of aseptic and antiseptic surgery, wounds frequently became infected with luminous bacteria and glowed at night.

These wounds are usually infected and the sun's rays render them aseptic and they heal readily.

Thus they discovered two greatly good things—antiseptic surgery first and after that aseptic surgery.

In the hospitals, where all conditions can be controlled they do this aseptic business completely.

WORD ORIGIN

1859, from a- (2) "not" + septic. As a noun from 1884.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ASEPTIC

antiseptic

adjectivecompletely clean, uncontaminated; decontaminating
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