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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

(ă-sep'tik, ā-), Do not confuse this word with antiseptic.
Marked by or relating to asepsis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

aseptic

adjective Freed of infection, microorganisms, sepsis; sterile. Cf Antiseptic.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·sep·tic

(ā-sep'tik)
Marked by or relating to asepsis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Aseptic

Without contamination with bacteria or other microorganisms.
Mentioned in: Gangrene
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·sep·tic

(ā-sep'tik) Do not confuse this word with antiseptic.
Marked by or relating to asepsis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A total of 120 swab samples were aseptically collected from the anal region of cows in a slaughterhouse in Abakaliki, Nigeria.
Two (2) ml of prepared basil extracts at different concentrations were aseptically poured on a sterile standard plate and approximately 15-20 ml of sterilized PDA was added, aseptically swirled on a clockwise and counter clock wise motion to homogenize mixtures.
After HIUS treatment (three replicates), the samples were surfaced sterilized by dipping in ethanol and flaming and then were aseptically placed on malt extract agar in glass jars, incubated, and observed for fungal activity.
New concepts The new product concept drinksplus is also meeting with major approval in the region: With drinksplus milk drinks and non-carbonated juices, smoothies and fruit juice drinks with up to 10 per cent natural particulate content can be aseptically filled into carton packs using standard SIG Combibloc filling machines for liquid dairy and NCSD products.
Preparation of samples [6]: the first group, sample 'A' was aseptically scrubbed and washed thoroughly under running water and the pointed ends were cut off.
The guidance notes that for some products, for instance cell-based products, "all manufacturing steps need to be conducted aseptically".
Launching the new range of apple, orange, pineapple, and mango long shelf-life juices, the company is using Tetra-Pak technology in which the juice is pasteurized and aseptically transferred and filled into pre-sterilised bottles with no preservatives or additives, the company said.
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