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antisepsis (s) (noun), antisepses (pl)
A system that is used to stop the spread of as many germs as possible which can cause infections: An antisepsis is the use of chemicals to destroy germs that are on the body or in a wound.
The sign over the sink in the restaurant cautioned all workers to wash their hands thoroughly as an antisepsis against the spread of disease.
This entry is located in the following units: anti-, ant- (page 6) sepsi-, sep-, septi-, septico-, septo-, -sepsis, -septic, -septicemia, -septicemic (page 1)