antifungal

/ (ˌæntɪˈfʌŋɡəl) /

adjective

inhibiting the growth of fungi
(of a drug) possessing antifungal properties and therefore used to treat fungal infections

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Medical definitions for antifungal

antifungal
[ ăn′tē-fŭnggəl, ăn′tī- ]

adj.

Destroying or inhibiting the growth of fungi.

n.

An antifungal drug.
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