Bacteriostatic vs Thiomersal - What's the difference?

bacteriostatic | thiomersal | Hypernyms |

Bacteriostatic is a hypernym of thiomersal.


As an adjective bacteriostatic

is of or relating to bacteriostasis or a bacteriostat.

As a noun thiomersal is

a compound, chemical formula c9h9hgnao2s, used as an antiseptic and antifungal agent, especially in vaccines.

bacteriostatic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to bacteriostasis or a bacteriostat.
  • thiomersal

    English

    Alternative forms

    * thimerosal

    Noun

    (-)
  • A compound, chemical formula C9H9HgNaO2S, used as an antiseptic and antifungal agent, especially in vaccines.
  • Synonyms

    * sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

    Hypernyms

    * bacteriostatic

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