bacteriostat


bac·te·ri·o·stat

noun \-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

bac·te·ri·o·stat

noun \-ˈtir-ē-ō-ˌstat\   (Medical Dictionary)

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\

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