aseptic surgery


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a·sep·tic sur·ger·y

surgery performed under sterile conditions.

aseptic surgery

Etymology: Gk, a, sepsis, without decay, cheirourgos, surgeon
the prevention of contamination during surgical procedures.

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.

aseptic surgery

Surgery performed under sterile conditions.
See also: surgery
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