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1. Bacteriostat (bacteriostatic agent)
A substance which stops bacteria from growing, but does not kill them.

2. Bacteriostatic
A compound that prevents bacteria from multiplying.

3. Bacteriostatic
Pertains to the arresting of the growth of bacteria. A term often used to describe the property of antibiotics. Sometimes, a bacteriostatic antibiotic is more effective than an bactericidal antibiotic, for the reasons described under the term bactericidal .

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