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inhibiting the growth of fungi
(of a drug) possessing antifungal properties and therefore used to treat fungal infections
of, derived from, or caused by a fungus or fungi: fungal spores, a fungal disease

1835, from Modern Latin fungalis, from fungus (see fungus).

antifungal an·ti·fun·gal (ān’tē-fŭng’gəl, ān’tī-)
Destroying or inhibiting the growth of fungi.

fungal fun·gal (fŭng’gəl) or fun·gous (-gəs)

Of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of a fungus.

Caused by a fungus.


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