Definitions for bacteriostasisbækˌtɪər i əˈsteɪ sɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bac•te•ri•o•sta•sisbækˌtɪər i əˈsteɪ sɪs(n.)

  1. the prevention of the further growth of bacteria.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of bacteriostasis:

1910–15

bac•te`ri•o•stat′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bacteriostasis(noun)

    inhibition of the growth of bacteria

Wiktionary

  1. bacteriostasis(Noun)

    Phase in which microbial organisms are prevented from undergoing further cell growth, without being actually killed.

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