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Listerism

[lis-tuh-riz-uh m] /ˈlɪs təˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
an antiseptic method introduced by Joseph Lister, involving the spraying of the parts under operation with a carbolic acid solution.
Origin of Listerism
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; Lister + -ism
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Listerism

/ˈlɪstəˌrɪzəm/
noun
1.
(surgery) the use of or theory of using antiseptic techniques
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