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surgery performed under sterile conditions.
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a·sep·tic sur·ge·ry(ā-sep'tik sŭr'jĕr-ē)
The performance of an operation with sterilized hands, instruments, and environment, taking precautions against the introduction of infectious microorganisms from without.
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Surgery performed under sterile conditions.
See also: surgery
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