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aseptic

 [a-sep´tik]
free from infection; called also sterile.
aseptic fever fever associated with aseptic wounds, presumably due to the disintegration of leukocytes or to the absorption of avascular or traumatized tissue.
aseptic technique the use of surgical practices that restrict microorganisms in the environment and prevent contamination of the surgical wound (see surgical asepsis). Called also sterile technique.

a·sep·tic

(ă-sep'tik, ā-), Do not confuse this word with antiseptic.
Marked by or relating to asepsis.

aseptic

/asep·tic/ (-tik) free from infection or septic material.

aseptic

(ə-sĕp′tĭk, ā-)
adj.
1.
a. Free of pathogenic microorganisms: aseptic surgical instruments.
b. Using methods to protect against infection by pathogenic microorganisms: aseptic surgical techniques.
2. Lacking animation or emotion: an aseptic smile.

a·sep′ti·cal·ly adv.
a·sep′ti·cism n.

aseptic

See also asepsis.

aseptic

adjective Freedom from infection, microorganisms or sepsis; sterile.
 
Infectious control
adjective Referring to procedures that prevent the contamination of cultures, media, animals and persons by extraneous microorganisms.

aseptic

adjective Freed of infection, microorganisms, sepsis; sterile. Cf Antiseptic.

a·sep·tic

(ā-sep'tik)
Marked by or relating to asepsis.

Aseptic

Without contamination with bacteria or other microorganisms.
Mentioned in: Gangrene

a·sep·tic

(ā-sep'tik) Do not confuse this word with antiseptic.
Marked by or relating to asepsis.

aseptic (əsep´tik),

adj not producing microorganisms or free from microorganisms.

aseptic

free from infection or septic material; sterile.

aseptic fever
fever in the absence of infection, e.g. due to trauma, surgical manipulation of tissue, tissue necrosis, injection of certain chemicals, e.g. dinitrophenols.
aseptic necrosis of the femoral head
aseptic technique
required for modern day veterinary surgery, especially orthopedic surgery. Includes a dust-free environment, complete immobilization of the patient, intensive skin preparation, capping, gowning, masking and gloving of the surgeon and assistants, draping and packing of the patient, proper equipment for removal of blood and other liquids and avoidance of the introduction of nonsterile items such as x-rays, stomach tubes, restraint gear into the sterile field.
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In order for a manufacturer of a sterile drug product to incorporate aseptic processing into the overall manufacture of the product, aseptic processing can be applied for the most part at the final finish fill steps of the overall process.
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The central nervous system was usually involved, and acute aseptic meningitis or encephalitis was frequently observed.
IDC and Sealed Air anticipate global demand for the filler, especially from high volume aseptic producers who can capitalize on the operational advantages of a much higher output system.
The new Tetra Pak A3/speed is now available for Tetra Prisma Aseptic 200 and 250 portion packs.
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Sidel's aseptic Combi Predis FMa technology--which combines PET bottle blowing, filling, and capping in a single system--is now available in a high-speed version that handles up to 48,000 bottles/ hr for small containers of up to 700 ml.
Central nervous system (CNS) complications which have been reported to be related to zona zoster infection include myelitis, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis and ventriculitis (2,3).
World demand for aseptic packaging is projected to grow 9.