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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (39)
  • They didn ` t have any antisepsis to stop the poison.
  • And he said there's a kind of "antisepsis in the classroom."
  • Until antisepsis and antibiotics came, the doctors were usually fighting a losing battle.
  • It is a fact that there would be no ensuing infection, even though no antisepsis was used. for more
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