bacteriostasis

bacteriostasis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1920 inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction

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  • bacteriostasis — acteriostasis n. inhibition of the growth of bacteria, without outright killing of the organism. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacteriostasis — detención del crecimiento bacteriano, su reprodución o ambas cosas. Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • bacteriostasis — [bak tir΄ē ō stā′sis] n. [ModL: see BACTERIO & STASIS] an arresting of the growth or multiplication of bacteria bacteriostat [bak tir′ē ōstat΄] n …   English World dictionary

  • bacteriostasis — bakteriostazė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Reiškinys, kai bakterijos, paveiktos nepalankių fizikinių, cheminių arba biologinių veiksnių, nustoja daugintis. atitikmenys: angl. bacteriostasis vok. Bakteriostase, f rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bacteriostasis — bacteriostatic /bak tear ee euh stat ik/, adj. bacteriostatically, adv. /bak tear ee euh stay sis/, n. the prevention of the further growth of bacteria. [1910 15; BACTERIO + STASIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacteriostasis — noun Phase in which microbial organisms are prevented from undergoing further cell growth, without being actually killed …   Wiktionary

  • bacteriostasis — An arrest or retardation of growth of bacteria. [bacterio + G. stasis, a standing still] * * * bac·te·ri·o·sta·sis bak .tir ē ō stā səs n, pl sta·ses .sēz inhibition of the growth of bacteria without destruction * * * bac·te·rio·sta·sis (bak… …   Medical dictionary

  • bacteriostasis — n. hindrance of the development of bacteria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacteriostasis — bac·te·ri·osta·sis …   English syllables

  • bacteriostasis — bac•te•ri•o•sta•sis [[t]bækˌtɪər i əˈsteɪ sɪs[/t]] n. mcr the prevention of the further growth of bacteria • Etymology: 1910–15 bac•te ri•o•stat′ic ˈstæt ɪk adj. bac•te ri•o•stat′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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