bacteriostatically

bacteriostasis

[bak-teer-ee-uh-stey-sis]
noun
the prevention of the further growth of bacteria.

Origin:
1910–15; bacterio- + stasis

bacteriostatic [bak-teer-ee-uh-stat-ik] , adjective
bacteriostatically, adverb
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bacteriostasis (bækˌtɪərɪəʊˈsteɪsɪs, -ˈstæsɪs)
 
n , pl -stases
inhibition of the growth and reproduction of bacteria, esp by the action of a chemical agent
 
bacteriostatic
 
adj
 
bacterio'statically
 
adv

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