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An agent, such as a chemical or biological material, that inhibits bacterial growth.

bac·te′ri·o·stat′ic adj.
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Adj.1.bacteriostatic - of or relating to or causing bacteriostasisbacteriostatic - of or relating to or causing bacteriostasis


a. bacteriostático-a, que detiene el desarrollo o multiplicación de bacterias.
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Contract notice: Cleaning service in the buildings of the complutense university of madrid; Service of replacement and maintenance of hygienic-sanitary, Bacteriostatic and waste management containers (lots 1 and 2)
Currently being experimented with as a bacteriostatic against MRSA, which is proving to be so troublesome in British hospitals.
The incorporation of the company's graphene-based products enhances the textile membrane providing additional properties to the end fabric, such as electrical and thermal conductivity, bacteriostatic characteristics and abrasion resistance.
Myth #6: Bactericidal agents are always superior to bacteriostatic agents.
They combined the bactericidal action of pulsed light with the bactericidal and bacteriostatic effect of nisin.
2]) and the non-peroxide components contribute to the bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity of honey.
Information on all systemic antibiotic use between 1995 and 2012 was obtained for the entire cohort, with antibiotics classified into narrow-spectrum or broad-spectrum and bactericidal or bacteriostatic.
helioscopia via agar well diffusion method for determining antibacterial activity and activity index (AI) against two gram negative and two gram positive bacteria and broth macrodilution method to estimate quantitatively its minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) and bacteriostatic concentration.
The method to evaluate the bacteriostatic activity was Dilution on Solid Medium-Orifice Agar.
Since the aqueous extract of clove has bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity against all test isolates that were resistant against various antibiotics tested so its effective use can be made in therapy for infections caused by such bacterial pathogens as in recent years multidrug resistance has emerged among pathogenic bacteria against antibiotic therapy.
Lincomycin hydrochloride is a bacteriostatic agent, mainly inhibits protein synthesis of bacterial microorganism.
The phytochemical components within herbs have demonstrated bacteriostatic or bactericidal activity.