\ˌantɪsˈɛptɪsˌɪzəm], \ˌantɪsˈɛptɪsˌɪzəm], \ˌa_n_t_ɪ_s_ˈɛ_p_t_ɪ_s_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
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The exclusion of germs from a wound, antiseptic surgery; the employment of antiseptic measures in therapeutics.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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