How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"stat" is from "statos" (standing) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A word ending that indicates something that regulates or inhibits. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The rheostat is turned down manually.|
|You must use an antifungal to kill the yeast, or a fungistat to stop it reproducing.|