What word or phrase does your mother always say?
1892, from a- (2) "not" + sepsis.
asepsis a·sep·sis (ə-sěp'sĭs, ā-)n.
The state of being free of living pathogenic microorganisms.
The process of removing pathogenic microorganisms or protecting against infection by such organisms.
The state of being free of pathogenic microorganisms.
The process of removing microorganisms that cause infection.