HyperDic: antisepsis

English > 2 senses of the word antisepsis:
NOUNstateantisepsis, asepsis, sterility, sterileness(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
processantisepsis, asepsisthe process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
English > antisepsis: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms.
Synonymsasepsis, sterility, sterileness
BroadersanitarinessThe state of being conducive to health
Spanishantisepsia, asepsia, esterilización
Catalanantisèpsia, asèpsia
Adjectivesantisepticthoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
English > antisepsis: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms.
Synonymasepsis
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms

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