Definition of bacteriostasis in English:

bacteriostasis

noun

  • See bacteriostat

    • ‘They showed that these drugs penetrated throughout lesions and caseous matter in concentrations adequate for bacteriostasis.’
    • ‘The effects of this treatment include bacteriostasis, gentle debridement, debris removal, and evaporative cooling (which lessens pruritus).’
    • ‘However, it is reported that when they were combined in a test tube, bacteriostasis or bacteriocidal action could not be observed.’
    • ‘In our comparative study of immune response after vaccination with BCG, in subjects from Chengalput, India and London, M. bovis BCG vaccination did not enhance bacteriostasis with the Indians, but did so with the subjects from London.’