bacteriostasis definition

  • noun:
    • The inhibition of development, yet not the killing, of micro-organisms.
    • period for which microbial organisms are prevented from undergoing additional cellular development, without having to be actually killed.
    • inhibition associated with the growth of germs, without straight-out killing regarding the system.
    • inhibition of development of micro-organisms

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