Definition of aseptic in English:

aseptic

Line breaks: asep¦tic
Pronunciation: /eɪˈsɛptɪk
 
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adjective

  • 1Free from contamination caused by harmful bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms; surgically sterile or sterilized.
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    • The antigen for spiking the specimens designated as CA 15-3 and CA 27.29 was derived from a cell line grown by aseptic tissue culture.
    • In 1885 in Kiel, Germany, he constructed a small private hospital that embodied his aseptic design - a five-room operating suite.
    • Suitable for the production and handling of medical devices under special conditions, an aseptic assembly cell from Ismeca Automation makes use of servomotors for motion control.
  • 1.1(Of surgical practice) aiming at the complete exclusion of harmful micro-organisms.
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    • At the core of infection prevention are aseptic practices.
    • The draped table is sterile only at the top surface, according to established and recognized principles of aseptic practice.
    • Adherence to aseptic practices aids in fulfilling this responsibility.

Derivatives

aseptically

adverb
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  • Catheter tips were aseptically removed and cultured by the roll-plate method.
  • The circulating nurse should draw each medication into a syringe and deliver it aseptically to the sterile field.
  • The nature of practice requires that medications and solutions be delivered aseptically to the sterile field.

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