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antisepsis

[an-tuh-sep-sis] /ˌæn təˈsɛp sɪs/
noun
1.
destruction of the microorganisms that produce sepsis or septic disease.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; anti- + sepsis
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antisepsis

/ˌæntɪˈsɛpsɪs/
noun
1.
destruction of undesirable microorganisms, such as those that cause disease or putrefaction Compare asepsis
2.
the state or condition of being free from such microorganisms
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antisepsis in Medicine

antisepsis an·ti·sep·sis (ān'tĭ-sěp'sĭs)
n.
Destruction of pathogenic organisms to prevent infection.

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antisepsis in Science
antisepsis
  (ān'tĭ-sěp'sĭs)   
The destruction of pathogenic microorganisms in order to prevent infection.
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