aseptic fever


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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·sep·tic fe·ver

fever accompanied by malaise caused by absorption of dead but noninfected tissue following an injury.
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a·sep·tic fe·ver

(ă-septik fēvĕr)
Fever accompanied by malaise caused by absorption of dead but noninfected tissue following an injury.
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a·sep·tic fe·ver

(ă-septik fēvĕr)
Pyrexia with malaise caused by absorption of dead but noninfected tissue after trauma.
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