Dictionary

bacteriostat

noun bac·te·ri·o·stat \-ˈtir-ē-ō-ˌstat\

Definition of BACTERIOSTAT

:  an agent that causes bacteriostasis
bac·te·ri·o·stat·ic \-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈsta-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of BACTERIOSTAT

1920
Medical Dictionary

bacteriostat

noun bac·te·ri·o·stat \-ˈtir-ē-ō-ˌstat\

Medical Definition of BACTERIOSTAT

:  an agent that causes bacteriostasis

Variants of BACTERIOSTAT

bac·te·ri·o·stat also bac·te·ri·o·stat·ic \-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstat-ik\

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: bacteriotomePrevious Word in the Dictionary: bacteriostasisAll Words Near: bacteriostat
July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
jail
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears