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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Groves' adoption of aseptic surgery enabled him to develop a very complex surgical practice that including a well-developed practice in urology.
The school was formally inaugurated as the Liverpool School of Tropical Diseases, by Lord Lister, inventor of antiseptic and aseptic surgery, and President of the Royal Society, on April 22 1899.