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bacteriostasis

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noun bac·te·ri·o·sta·sis \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstā-səs\

Definition of bacteriostasis

  1. :  inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction



Origin of bacteriostasis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1920


Medical Dictionary

bacteriostasis

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noun bac·te·ri·o·sta·sis \bak-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstā-səs\

Medical Definition of bacteriostasis

plural bacteriostases \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bacteriostasis"


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