bacteriostatic

Adjective applied to substances that inhibit the growth of bacteria without necessarily killing them.

bacteriostatic

Able to inhibit the growth and reproduction of at least some types of bacteria.
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bacteriostatic

[adj] - of or relating to or causing bacteriostasis
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Bacteriostatic

term used to describe a substance that stops the growth of bacteria (such as an antibiotic)
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Bacteriostatic

Slowing or stopping the proliferation of bacteria.
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Bacteriostatic

Bacteriostatic: Capable of inhibiting the growth or reproduction of bacteria. Different from bactericidal (capable of killing bacteria outright).
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bacteriostatic

1. <microbiology> Inhibiting the growth or multiplication of bacteria. ... 2. <pharmacology> An agent that inhibits the growth or multiplication of bacteria. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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bacteriostatic

adjective of or relating to or causing bacteriostasis
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bacteriostatic

(bak-tēr″e-o-stat´ik) inhibiting growth or multiplication of bacteria; see also antibacterial. an agent that so acts.
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bacteriostatic

(from the article `sulfa drug`) Sulfa drugs are bacteriostatic; i.e., they inhibit the growth and multiplication of bacteria but do not kill them. They act by interfering with the ...
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bacteriostatic

1. inhibiting the growth or multiplication of bacteria. 2. an agent that inhibits the growth or multiplication of bacteria.
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bacteriostatic

Type: Term Pronunciation: bak-tēr′ē-ō-stat′ik Definitions: 1. Inhibiting or retarding the multiplication of bacteria.
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Bacteriostatic

A substance (e.g. preservative) having the ability to slow down the growth of bacteria.
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bacteriostatic

Inhibits or retards bacterial growth
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Bacteriostatic

Capable of inhibiting bacterial growth.
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