bacteriostatic

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bac·te·ri·o·stat

 (băk-tîr′ē-ə-stăt′)
n.
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
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bac·te·ri·o·stat·ic

a. bacteriostático-a, que detiene el desarrollo o multiplicación de bacterias.
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