Listerism

Listerism

[lis-tuh-riz-uhm]
noun
an antiseptic method introduced by Joseph Lister, involving the spraying of the parts under operation with a carbolic acid solution.

Origin:
1875–80; Lister + -ism

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Listerism (ˈlɪstəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
surgery the use of or theory of using antiseptic techniques

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