antisepsis

Processes, procedures or chemical treatments that kill or inhibit microorganisms in contrast to asepsis where microorganisms are excluded.

Antisepsis

Antisepsis: Prevention of infection by inhibiting or arresting the growth and multiplication of germs (infectious agents). Antisepsis implies scrupulously clean and free of all living microorganisms. From the Greek roots anti- meaning against + sepsis against putrefaction = literally, against putrefaction.
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Antisepsis

An`ti·sep'sis noun [ New Latin See Anti- ; Sepsis .] Prevention of sepsis by excluding or destroying microorganisms.
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antisepsis

<microbiology> Processes, procedures or chemical treatments that kill or inhibit micro organisms in contrast to asepsis where microorganisms are excluded. ... (13 Jan 1998) ...
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antisepsis

asepsis noun the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
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antisepsis

(an″tĭ-sep´sis) the prevention of sepsis. any procedure that reduces to a significant degree the microbial flora of skin or mucous membranes. See also antiseptic.
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Antisepsis

• (n.) Prevention of sepsis by excluding or destroying microorganisms.
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antisepsis

antisepsis 1. The process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of most microorganisms. 2. With reference to non-living objects; the state of being free of pathogenic organisms. 3. Destruction of disease-causing microorganisms to prevent infection. 4. The reduction or prevention of infection; especially, by the elimination or reduction of ...
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antisepsis

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-sep′sis Definitions: 1. Prevention of infection by inhibiting the growth of infectious agents.
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