asepticism


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a·sep·ti·cism

(ă-sep'ti-sizm, ā-),
The practice of aseptic surgery.
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asepticism

An obsolete term defined as either:
(1) Surgery performed under aseptic conditions; 
(2) The principles and methods of asepsis.
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