An`ti*sep"tic (#), An`ti*sep"tic*al (#), a.

Counteracting or preventing putrefaction, or a putrescent tendency in the system; antiputrefactive.

Antiseptic surgery, that system of surgical practice which insists upon a systematic use of antiseptics in the performance of operations and the dressing of wounds.

 

© Webster 1913.

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