Main definitions of biostatic in English

: biostatic1biostatic2

biostatic1

adjective

  • Of or relating to biostatics.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George William Balfour (1823–1903), physician and cardiologist. From bio- + static, after biostatics.

Pronunciation

biostatic

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈstatɪk/

Main definitions of biostatic in English

: biostatic1biostatic2

biostatic2

adjective

  • Inhibiting the growth of microorganisms; bacteriostatic.

Origin

1950s. From bio- + -static.

Pronunciation

biostatic

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈstatɪk/