bacteriostasis

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bac·te·ri·o·sta·sis

noun \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstā-səs\

Definition of BACTERIOSTASIS

:  inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction

Origin of BACTERIOSTASIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1920

bac·te·ri·o·sta·sis

noun \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstā-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bac·te·ri·o·sta·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of BACTERIOSTASIS

: inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction

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