fungistatic

fungistatic

[fuhn-juh-stat-ik, fuhng-guh-]
adjective
(of a substance or preparation) inhibiting the growth of a fungus.

Origin:
1920–25; fungi- + static

fungistatically, adverb
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fungistat (ˈfʌndʒɪˌstæt)
 
n
a substance that inhibits the growth of fungi
 
fungi'static
 
adj

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fungistatic fun·gi·stat·ic (fŭn'jĭ-stāt'ĭk, fŭng'gĭ-)
adj.
Having an inhibiting effect upon the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them.

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