destruction of the microorganisms that produce sepsis or septic disease.
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How to use antisepsis in a sentence
For the fundamental principle of antisepsis is the use of medicines for ridding wounds of similar microscopic organisms.A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
With removal of the diseased portion and a strict attention to antisepsis healing soon takes place.Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
From that he branched into antisepsis as opposed to asepsis as a practical method in the field.The Leopard Woman | Stewart Edward White
antisepsis, like anæsthesia, was marvellously anticipated by the surgical forefathers of the medieval period.Old-Time Makers of Medicine | James J. Walsh
Anaesthesia, antisepsis, and the natural methods of cure were all anticipated in the medieval time.The Popes and Science | James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for antisepsis
destruction of undesirable microorganisms, such as those that cause disease or putrefaction: Compare asepsis
the state or condition of being free from such microorganisms
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Scientific definitions for antisepsis
The destruction of pathogenic microorganisms in order to prevent infection.
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