bacteriostatic agent

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bacteriostatic agent

[‚bak¦tir·ē·ō¦stad·ik ′ā·jənt]
(microbiology)
A substance that inhibits the growth of bacteria.
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The Birkenheadbased group provides specialist painting services - such as its chemical-resistant Armourglaze and Wallshield, a biostatic system - through to property maintenance.
While many antimicrobial additives are referred to as biocides, there are in fact two different methods of effect: biocidal (killing the organism) and biostatic (preventing reproduction).
Patented is an absorbent article comprising an absorbent material with a biostatic agent and an inhibitor.
In a section on biostatic clutter and signal processing they concentrate on clutter, spotlight synthetic aperture radar and adaptive moving target indication.
3 and 2 m underwent intervention, including disposal of damaged furnishings and drywall, cleaning surfaces, drying remaining structure, and treatment with a biostatic agent.
Biostatic properties: Copper doesn't support bacterial growth.
When incorporated throughout the entire system, the biostatic effect lasts for the life of floor, and will not wash out or become inactivated over time.
Additional features include a biostatic additive that inhibits microbial growth and low fogging.
Although etridiazole is sold as a fungicide (British Crop Protection Council 1987), its biostatic effect on soil nitrifying bacteria (Rafii et al.