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preaseptic

[pree-uh-sep-tik]
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adjective Medicine/Medical.
  1. pertaining to the period before the use of aseptic practices in surgery.

Origin of preaseptic

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preaseptic in Medicine

preaseptic

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adj.
  1. Of or being the period in the history of medicine and surgery when the principles of asepsis were not yet known or adopted.
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