asepsis asepsis


  1. (n) (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
  2. (n) the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms


  1. The atmosphere is one of surgical asepsis, and each room is as clean and functional as the inside of a clock.
  2. When asepsis finally came into fashion washing began in good earnest.
  3. The writing ranges from racy colloquialism to surgical asepsis.
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