bacteristatic


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Related to bacteristatic: Bacteriostatic antibiotics

bacteriostatic

adjective Referring to inhibition of bacterial growth and/or reproduction.
 
noun An agent which inhibits bacterial growth and/or reproduction.

bacteristatic

(bak-ter?e-stat'ik)
Inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
See: bactericidal

bacteristatic

or

bacteriostatic

capable of inhibiting the growth of BACTERIA, but not of killing them. Compare BACTERICIDAL.