bacteriostatic: Associated Words
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  • bactericidal
    • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
      germicidal; disinfectant.

  • antibiotics
    • noun a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
      antibiotic drug.
      • when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs
    • adjective of or relating to antibiotic drugs

  • sterile
    • adjective incapable of reproducing
      unfertile; infertile.
      • an infertile couple
    • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
      aseptic.
      • a sterile operating area
      • aseptic surgical instruments
      • aseptic surgical techniques

  • antibiotic
    • noun a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
      antibiotic drug.
      • when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs
    • adjective of or relating to antibiotic drugs

  • primarily
    • adverb for the most part
      principally; in the main; mainly; chiefly.
      • he is mainly interested in butterflies
    • adverb of primary import
      in the first place.
      • this is primarily a question of economics
      • it was in the first place a local matter

  • preservative
    • noun a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
    • adjective satellite tending or having the power to preserve
      • timbers should be treated with a preservative substance

  • mildly
    • adverb to a moderate degree
      • he was mildly interested
    • adverb in a gentle manner
      gently.
      • he talked gently to the injured animal

  • potent
    • adjective satellite having great influence
      powerful.
    • adjective satellite having or wielding force or authority
      strong.
      • providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons

  • sulfonamide
    • noun antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
      sulfa drug; sulfa; sulpha.

  • spectrum
    • noun an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
    • noun a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities

  • saline
    • noun an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
      saline solution.
    • adjective satellite containing salt
      • a saline substance
      • salty tears

  • exerts
    • verb put to use
      exercise.
      • exert one's power or influence
    • verb have and exercise
      maintain; wield.
      • wield power and authority

  • agents
    • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
      • their research uncovered new disease agents
    • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

  • exert
    • verb put to use
      exercise.
      • exert one's power or influence
    • verb have and exercise
      maintain; wield.
      • wield power and authority

  • preservatives
    • noun a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
    • adjective satellite tending or having the power to preserve
      • timbers should be treated with a preservative substance

  • topical
    • adjective satellite pertaining to the surface of a body part
      • a drug for topical (or local) application
      • a topical anesthesia
    • adjective of or relating to or arranged by topics
      • a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis

  • antimicrobial
    • noun an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
      germicide; disinfectant; antimicrobic.
    • adjective satellite capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms
      antimicrobic.

  • vitro
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  • agent
    • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
      • their research uncovered new disease agents
    • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

  • weakly
    • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
      weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety; debile.
      • a feeble old woman
      • her body looked sapless
    • adverb in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
      • weakly agreed to a compromise
      • wheezed weakly
      • he was weakly attracted to her

  • drugs
    • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
    • verb administer a drug to
      dose.
      • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

  • predominantly
    • adverb much greater in number or influence
      preponderantly.
      • the patients are predominantly indigenous

  • additives
    • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
    • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
      linear.

  • bacteria
    • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
      bacterium.

  • properties
    • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
      belongings; holding.
      • that hat is my property
      • he is a man of property
    • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
      • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

  • residual
    • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
      residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
      • there was no remainder
      • he threw away the rest
      • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
    • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
      • he could retire on his residuals

  • ointment
    • noun semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
      unction; balm; salve; unguent.
    • noun toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
      emollient; cream.

  • selective
    • adjective satellite tending to select; characterized by careful choice
      • an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
    • adjective satellite characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
      • the school was very selective in its admissions

  • activity
    • noun any specific behavior
      • they avoided all recreational activity
    • noun the state of being active
      action; activeness.
      • his sphere of activity
      • he is out of action

  • principally
    • adverb for the most part
      in the main; mainly; chiefly; primarily.
      • he is mainly interested in butterflies

  • effect
    • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
      result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
      • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
      • his decision had depressing consequences for business
      • he acted very wise after the event
    • noun an outward appearance
      impression.
      • he made a good impression
      • I wanted to create an impression of success
      • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

  • mainly
    • adverb for the most part
      principally; in the main; chiefly; primarily.
      • he is mainly interested in butterflies

  • drug
    • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
    • verb administer a drug to
      dose.
      • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

  • versus
    Against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs.
  • action
    • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
      • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
    • noun the state of being active
      activeness; activity.
      • his sphere of activity
      • he is out of action

  • possesses
    • noun a temporary police force
      posse; posse comitatus.
    • verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
      • he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East

  • potency
    • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
      authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
      • he has the authority to issue warrants
      • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
      • a place of potency in the state
    • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
      strength; effectiveness.
      • the toxin's potency
      • the strength of the drinks

  • weak
    • adjective wanting in physical strength
      • a weak pillar
    • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
      watery; washy.
      • washy coffee
      • watery milk
      • weak tea

  • concentrations
    • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
    • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
      compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

  • possess
    • verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
      • he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East
    • noun a temporary police force
      posse; posse comitatus.

  • substances
    • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
      • DNA is the substance of our genes
    • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
      kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
      • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
      • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
      • the nub of the story

  • mild
    • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
      • a mild winter storm
      • a mild fever
      • fortunately the pain was mild
      • a mild rebuke
      • mild criticism
    • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
      modest; meek.
      • meek and self-effacing

  • water
    • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
      H2O.
    • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
      body of water.
      • they invaded our territorial waters
      • they were sitting by the water's edge

  • contain
    • verb include or contain; have as a component
      incorporate; comprise.
      • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
      • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
    • verb contain or hold; have within
      carry; hold; bear.
      • The jar carries wine
      • The canteen holds fresh water
      • This can contains water

  • effects
    • noun property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business
      personal effects.
      • she left some of her personal effects in the house
      • I watched over their effects until they returned
    • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
      effect; result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
      • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
      • his decision had depressing consequences for business
      • he acted very wise after the event

  • synthetic
    • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
      synthetic substance.
    • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
      man-made; semisynthetic.
      • man-made fibers
      • synthetic leather

  • compounds
    • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
    • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
      chemical compound.

  • usually
    • adverb under normal conditions
      normally; unremarkably; commonly; ordinarily.
      • usually she was late

  • soap
    • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
    • noun money offered as a bribe

  • effective
    • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
      effectual; efficacious.
      • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
      • effective teaching methods
      • effective steps toward peace
      • made an effective entrance
      • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
      • an efficacious law
    • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
      efficient.
      • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
      • effective personnel
      • an efficient secretary
      • the efficient cause of the revolution

  • dyes
    • noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
      dyestuff.
    • verb color with dye
      • Please dye these shoes

  • minimal
    • adjective the least possible
      minimum.
      • needed to enforce minimal standards
      • her grades were minimal
      • minimum wage
      • a minimal charge for the service

  • inhibitors
    • noun a substance that retards or stops an activity

  • generally
    • adverb usually; as a rule
      by and large; more often than not; mostly.
      • by and large it doesn't rain much here
    • adverb without distinction of one from others
      in the main; in general.
      • he is interested in snakes in general

  • sodium
    • noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
      Na; atomic number 11.

  • exhibit
    • noun an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
    • noun something shown to the public
      showing; display.
      • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

  • concentration
    • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
    • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
      compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

  • merely
    • adverb and nothing more
      but; simply; only; just.
      • I was merely asking
      • it is simply a matter of time
      • just a scratch
      • he was only a child
      • hopes that last but a moment

  • compound
    • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
    • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
      chemical compound.

  • suitable
    • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
      suited.
      • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
      • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
    • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
      desirable; worthy.
      • the parents found the girl suitable for their son



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