HyperDic: asepsis

English > 2 senses of the word asepsis:
NOUNstateasepsis, antisepsis, sterility, sterileness(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
processasepsis, antisepsisthe process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
English > asepsis: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms.
Synonymsantisepsis, sterility, sterileness
BroadersanitarinessThe state of being conducive to health
Spanishantisepsia, asepsia, esterilización
Catalanantisèpsia, asèpsia
Adjectivesasepticfree of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
English > asepsis: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms.
Synonymantisepsis
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Adjectivesasepticfree of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms

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