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Related to bacteristatic: Bacteriostatic antibiotics
bacteriostaticadjective Referring to inhibition of bacterial growth and/or reproduction.
noun An agent which inhibits bacterial growth and/or reproduction.
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Inhibiting the growth of bacteria.See: bactericidal
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bacteriostaticcapable of inhibiting the growth of BACTERIA, but not of killing them. Compare BACTERICIDAL.
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