aseptic surgery

n.

Surgery performed under sterilized conditions to prevent the introduction of infectious microorganisms.

Nearby words

  1. asepsis,
  2. aseptate,
  3. aseptic,
  4. aseptic meningitis,
  5. aseptic necrosis,
  6. aser,
  7. asexual,
  8. asexual dwarf,
  9. asexual generation,
  10. asexual reproduction


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