bacteriostat

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

Definition of bacteriostat

: an agent that causes bacteriostasis

bacteriostatic

play \-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 \
variants: also bacteriostatic play \-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstat-ik\

medical Definition of bacteriostat

: an agent that causes bacteriostasis

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