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Definitions for aseptic
əˈsɛp tɪk, eɪˈsɛp-asep·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aseptic, sterileadjective

    free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms

    "a sterile operating area"; "aseptic surgical instruments"; "aseptic surgical techniques"


  1. Asepticadjective

    free from pathogenic microorganisms; sterile; as, aseptic operating conditions.

    Etymology: [Pref. a- not + septic.]


  1. asepticadjective

    Free of disease-causing microbes.

    The lack of aseptic tools during surgery has resulted in many deaths.

  2. asepticadjective

    Used to protect against infection by disease-causing microbes.

    Pharmacuiticals are packaged using aseptic techniques.

  3. asepticadjective

    (food industry) pasteurised.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asepticadjective

    not liable to putrefaction; nonputrescent

    Etymology: [Pref. a- not + septic.]

  2. Asepticnoun

    an aseptic substance

    Etymology: [Pref. a- not + septic.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aseptic

    a-sep′tik, adj. not liable to decay or putrefaction.—n. Asep′ticism. [From Gr. a, neg., sēptos, sēpomai, to decay.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aseptic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aseptic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aseptic in a Sentence

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    Given the risk of detecting any type of contamination, microbiologists that work in extreme environments take many precautions to avoid it, in our work, we sampled in completely aseptic conditions.

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