bacteriostat

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

Definition of bacteriostat

  1. :  an agent that causes bacteriostasis

bacteriostatic

play \-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈsta-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of bacteriostat

1920


Medical Dictionary

bacteriostat

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

bacteriostatic

\-ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstat-ik\play

Medical Definition of bacteriostat

  1. :  an agent that causes bacteriostasis


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