bacteriostasis

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

Definition of bacteriostasis

: inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction

Origin and Etymology of bacteriostasis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

bacteriostasis

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

medical Definition of bacteriostasis

plural bacteriostases play \-ˌsēz\
: inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction

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