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 and Etymology of bacteriostasis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1913


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

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  1. :  inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction


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