- Sterile, free of contaminating organisms (bacteria, fungi, algae but not generally including viruses, and particularly not internal symbionts).
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aseptic — ASÉPTIC, Ă, aseptici, ce adj. Care este în stare de asepsie; sterilizat. – Din fr. aseptique. Trimis de cata, 15.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 ASÉPTIC adj. v. sterilizat. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime aséptic adj. → septic … Dicționar Român
Aseptic — describes a product or method that is free of microbiological organisms, that would lead to spoilage, fermentation, or contamination.The Aseptic technique is used in medical procedures and microbiology to keep processes and procedures free of… … Wikipedia
Aseptic — A*sep tic, a. [Pref. a not + septic.] 1. Not liable to putrefaction; nonputrescent. [1913 Webster] 2. free from pathogenic microorganisms; sterile; as, aseptic operating conditions. [PJC] 3. [metaphorical] lacking emotion, human warmth, or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Aseptic — A*sep tic, n. An aseptic substance. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aseptic — index preventive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
aseptic — 1859 (adj.), 1884 (n.), from A (Cf. a ) (2) not + SEPTIC (Cf. septic) … Etymology dictionary
aseptic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ marked by the absence of bacteria, viruses, and other micro organisms. Compare with ANTISEPTIC(Cf. ↑antiseptic) … English terms dictionary
aseptic — [ā′sep′tik, ə sep′tik] adj. not septic; free from or keeping away disease producing or putrefying microorganisms aseptically adv … English World dictionary
aseptic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 1. a. preventing infection < aseptic techniques > b. free or freed from pathogenic microorganisms < an aseptic operating room > … New Collegiate Dictionary
aseptic — adjective a) Free of disease causing microbes. The lack of aseptic tools during surgery has resulted in many deaths. b) Used to protect against infection by disease causing microbes. Pharmacuiticals are packaged using aseptic techniques. See Also … Wiktionary
Aseptic — The absence of microorganisms. By contrast, something that just discourages the growth of microorganisms is antiseptic. * * * Marked by or relating to asepsis. * * * asep·tic sep tik adj 1) preventing infection <aseptic techniques> 2) free… … Medical dictionary