bacteriostasis love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The inhibition of growth, but not the killing, of bacteria.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun inhibition of the growth of bacteria, without outright killing of the organism.

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  • noun biology Phase in which microbial organisms are prevented from undergoing further cell growth, without being actually killed.

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  • noun inhibition of the growth of bacteria

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