Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bacteriostat

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_980

\-tir-ē-ō-stat\ n (1920) An agent that, when incorporated in a plastics compound, will prevent the growth of bacteria on surfaces of articles made from the compound. (Black JG (2002) Microbiology, 5th edn. Wiley, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA