- pertaining to or affecting antisepsis.
- free from or cleaned of germs and other microorganisms.
- exceptionally clean or neat.
- free of contamination or pollution.
- an antiseptic agent.
Origin of antiseptic
Related Words for antisepticshygienic, sterile, disinfectant, preservative, clean, antibiotic, prophylactic, antibacterial, purifier, detergent, preventative, germicide, sterilizer, bactericide, preventive, aseptic, pure, sanitary, bactericidal, medicated
Examples from the Web for antiseptics
Contemporary Examples of antiseptics
They also make “food grade industrial alcohol” used in everything from solvents and antiseptics to fungicides.Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana
July 28, 2014
Historical Examples of antiseptics
Reject milk to which antiseptics have been added as preservatives.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
Antiseptics should only be used if you suspect the wound to be infected.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
Rankin followed him into the bedroom, which was filled with a strong odor of antiseptics.The Squirrel-Cage
Antiseptics are a source of serious danger to the agriculturist.The Dwelling House
George Vivian Poore
The theme of antiseptics ceased to exercise its charm over him.King--of the Khyber Rifles
- of, relating to, or effecting antisepsis
- entirely free from contamination
- informal lacking spirit or excitement; clinical
- an antiseptic agent or substance
- Of, relating to, or producing antisepsis.
- Capable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of infectious agents.
- A substance that inhibits the proliferation of infectious agents.
- A substance that inhibits the proliferation of infectious microorganisms.
Substances that prevent or inhibit the growth of disease-causing microorganisms.