bacteriostatic

adjective
bac·​te·​ri·​o·​stat·​ic | \ -ˌtir-ē-ō-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce bacteriostatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of bacteriostatic

: causing bacteriostasis a bacteriostatic agent

Other Words from bacteriostatic

bacteriostatically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce bacteriostatic (audio) \ adverb

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“Bacteriostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bacteriostatic. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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