[ uh-sep-sis, ey-sep- ]
/ əˈsɛp sɪs, eɪˈsɛp- /
absence of the microorganisms that produce sepsis or septic disease.
Medicine/Medical. methods, as sterile surgical techniques, used to assure asepsis.
Words nearby asepsis
aselli, asemasia, asemia, asenath, asepalous, asepsis, aseptate, aseptic, aseptic meningitis, aseptic necrosis, aseptic surgery
Example sentences from the Web for asepsis
Infection would depend most probably upon the asepsis of the first dressing.Gunshot Roentgenograms |Clyde S. Ford
And why are we so concerned today about asepsis, sterilization, etc., when a generation ago they were not?The Mother and Her Child |William S. Sadler
The head cases on the other hand bore movement fairly well, provided only that asepsis was ensured.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 |George Henry Makins
As it begins from pus bacteria, it is not seen so frequently now as formerly, owing to greater attention to asepsis.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation |Austin O'Malley
Asepsis, it is true, has reduced the average residence in hospital from about 35 to less than 20 days.
British Dictionary definitions for asepsis
/ (əˈsɛpsɪs, eɪ-) /
the state of being free from living pathogenic organisms
the methods of achieving a germ-free condition
Medical definitions for asepsis
[ ə-sĕp′sĭs, ā- ]
The state of being free of living pathogenic microorganisms.
The process of removing pathogenic microorganisms or protecting against infection by such organisms.
Scientific definitions for asepsis
[ ə-sĕp′sĭs, ā-sĕp′sĭs ]
The state of being free of pathogenic microorganisms.
The process of removing microorganisms that cause infection.