asepsis asepsis

Definition(s):

  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

Usage(s):

  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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