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pathogen
disease causing microorganisms
antiseptic
substance that deters the growth of microorganisms
asepsis
freedom from infection; the methods used to prevent the spread of microorganisms
resuscitation
restoration of life or consciousness of one apparently dead by using artificial respiration and cardiac massage
sterile
free from living microorganisms
autoclave
unit that uses steam under pressure to sterilize materials
isolation
separation
disinfectant
substance that kills microorganisms except viruses
and spores
contaminate
soil, make unclean, or infect with pathogens
cardiopulmonary
pertaining to the heart and lungs