[ uh-sep-tik, ey-sep- ]
/ əˈsɛp tɪk, eɪˈsɛp- /
free from the living germs of disease, fermentation, or putrefaction.
a product, as milk or fruit juice, that is marketed in an aseptic package or container.
aseptics, (used with a singular verb) a system of packaging sterilized products in airtight containers so that freshness is preserved for several months.
Related formsa·sep·ti·cal·ly, adverba·sep·ti·cism [uh-sep-tuh-siz-uh m, ey-sep-] /əˈsɛp təˌsɪz əm, eɪˈsɛp-/, nounnon·a·sep·tic, adjectivenon·a·sep·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Better results are secured with such substances by collecting them aseptically in the first place.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
British Dictionary definitions for aseptically
/ (əˈsɛptɪk, eɪ-) /
free from living pathogenic organisms; sterile
aiming to achieve a germ-free condition
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Medicine definitions for aseptically
[ ə-sĕp′tĭk, ā- ]
Of, relating to, or characterized by asepsis.
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Science definitions for aseptically
[ ə-sĕp′tĭk, ā-sĕp′tĭk ]
Free of microorganisms that cause disease.
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