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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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