What does antiseptic or antiseptical mean?
The definition of antiseptic and antiseptical
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.