Asepsis

The absence of micro-organisms.

asepsis

State in which harmful microorganisms are absent. Aseptic technique aims to avoid contamination of sterile systems.

Asepsis

Asepsis is the state of being free from disease-causing contaminants (such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites) or, preventing contact with microorganisms. The term asepsis often refers to those practices used to promote or induce asepsis in an operative field in surgery or medicine to prevent infection. Ideally, a surgical field is `steri....
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Asepsis

• (n.) State of being aseptic; the methods or processes of asepticizing.
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asepsis

(a neg. + Gr. spesthai to decay) 1. freedom from infection. 2. the prevention of contact with microorganisms.
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asepsis

(a-sep´sis) freedom from infection or infectious material. the absence of viable pathogenic organisms; see also aseptic technique. adj., asep´tic., adj.
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asepsis

(from the article `surgery`) Asepsis, the freedom from contamination by pathogenic organisms, requires that all instruments and dry goods coming in contact with the surgical ... The means to combat infection hovered between antisepsis and asepsis. Instruments and dressings were mostly sterilized by soaking them in dilute ... [2 relat...
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asepsis

1. <microbiology> Freedom from infection. ... 2. <technique> The prevention of contact with microorganisms. ... Origin: Gr. Sepesthai = to decay ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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asepsis

antisepsis noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
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Asepsis

A·sep'sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... priv. + sepsis .] State of being aseptic; the methods or processes of asepticizing.
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Asepsis

A condition free from germs; free from infection.
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asepsis

asepsis 1. A condition in which living pathogenic organisms are absent; a state of sterility. 2. Free from microorganisms that produce disease, fermentation, or putrefaction. Asepsis is a term that is used to distinguish it from antisepsis and it applies to the principle in surgery of not applying strong germicides like corrosive sublimate or carb...
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asepsis

asepsis: see antiseptic.
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Asepsis

Free from infection.
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Asepsis

No micro-organism.
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asepsis

Practice of ensuring that bacteria are excluded from open sites during surgery, wound dressing, blood sampling, and other medical procedures. Aseptic technique is a first line of defence against infection
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Asepsis

Prevention from contact with micro-organisms. The state of the surgical field desirable for implant
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Asepsis

The avoidance of potentially pathogenic microorganism. In practice,it refers to those techniques which aims to exclude all microorganisms.
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asepsis

The principle in modern surgery of excluding germs (pathogenic microbes). Means include the sterilization of instruments, dressings, gowns and gloves, and the use of antiseptics for cleaning the skin of patient and surgeon.
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asepsis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-sep′sis, ā- Definitions: 1. A condition in which living pathogenic organisms are absent; a state of sterility (2).
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asepsis

[n] - (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
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