bacteriostasis

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bækˈtɪəɹ.ɪəʊˌsteɪ.sɪs/

Noun[edit]

bacteriostasis (plural bacteriostases)

  1. (biology) Phase in which microbial organisms are prevented from undergoing further cell growth, without being actually killed.