aseptic surgery n.
Surgery performed under sterilized conditions to prevent the introduction of infectious microorganisms.
Modern bacteriology and the possibilities of aseptic surgery were yet to be understood.
They understood the principles of aseptic surgery very well.
Almost needless to say these are exactly the principles of aseptic surgery.
Thus they discovered two greatly good things—antiseptic surgery first and after that aseptic surgery.
Lister could never understand how aseptic surgery arose out of his work.
What was there in Byzantium to parallel with the electric light, the electric tram, wireless telegraphy, aseptic surgery?
In this remark Dr. Dudley bore early testimony to the efficacy of aseptic surgery.