|1.||Compare asepsis destruction of undesirable microorganisms, such as those that cause disease or putrefaction|
|2.||the state or condition of being free from such microorganisms|
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|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
antisepsis an·ti·sep·sis (ān'tĭ-sěp'sĭs)
Destruction of pathogenic organisms to prevent infection.
|antisepsis (ān'tĭ-sěp'sĭs) Pronunciation Key
The destruction of pathogenic microorganisms in order to prevent infection.