Definitions for bacteriostatbækˈtɪər i əˌstæt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bac•te•ri•o•statbækˈtɪər i əˌstæt(n.)

  1. a substance or preparation that inhibits the further growth of bacteria.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of bacteriostat:

1915–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bacteriostat(noun)

    a chemical or biological material that inhibits bacterial growth

Wiktionary

  1. bacteriostat(Noun)

    A biological or chemical agent that causes bacteriostasis.

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