Prevention of sepsis by excluding or destroying microorganisms
- (of non-living items) hawaii of being free from pathogenic organisms
- the entire process of inhibiting the development and multiplication of microorganisms
Prevention of disease by inhibiting or arresting the rise and multiplication of germs (infectious agents). Antisepsis indicates scrupulously clean and free from all residing microorganisms.
Preventing particular infections by destroying or excluding particular organisms which may be known to play a role in them.