Bacteriostasis



the prevention of the further growth of bacteria.
noun (pl) -stases (-ˈsteɪsiːz; -ˈstæsiːz)
inhibition of the growth and reproduction of bacteria, esp by the action of a chemical agent

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  • Bacteriostat

    a substance or preparation that inhibits the further growth of bacteria. noun any substance that arrests the growth or reproduction of bacteria but does not kill them bacteriostat bac·te·ri·o·stat (bāk-tēr’ē-ə-stāt’) n. An agent, such as a chemical, that inhibits bacterial growth.

  • Bacteriostatic

    the prevention of the further growth of bacteria. noun (pl) -stases (-ˈsteɪsiːz; -ˈstæsiːz) inhibition of the growth and reproduction of bacteria, esp by the action of a chemical agent bacteriostatic bac·te·ri·o·stat·ic (bāk-tēr’ē-ō-stāt’ĭk) adj. Inhibiting or retarding the growth of bacteria.



  • Bacteriotoxin

    noun any toxin that kills bacteria a toxin produced by bacteria

  • Bacterize

    to change in composition by means of bacteria.



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