/əˈsɛp tɪk, eɪˈsɛp-/
free from the living germs of disease, fermentation, or putrefaction.
a product, as milk or fruit juice, that is marketed in an aseptic package or container.
used with a singular verb
a system of packaging sterilized products in airtight containers so that freshness is preserved for several months.
/əˈsɛp təˌsɪz əm, eɪˈsɛp-/
free from living pathogenic organisms; sterile
aiming to achieve a germ-free condition
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a·sep·tic (ə-sěp'tĭk, ā-)
Of, relating to, or characterized by asepsis.
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Free of microorganisms that cause disease.
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Ideal that candidate has research emphasis in food safety and experience with aseptic processing.
At the hospital, the writer was still learning aseptic technique--the ritual cleanliness that surrounds the operating room.
If research can get down to this singularity, then aseptic, pure cellular power could be gleaned from the beakers.
Work with the bacillus itself must be confined to aseptic safety cabinets.
We can only talk of medicine as it is not-bloodless, aseptic, and somehow divorced from our own understanding of humanity.
The silken tofu packed in aseptic boxes yields a slightly better texture than that packed in tubs.