of, relating to, or caused by a fungus or fungi.
- Sometimes fungous .
- an·ti·fun·gal, adjective
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How to use fungal in a sentence
Mild winter rains spur the nuts to grow, while dry summers ensure they don’t fall victim to fungal infections before harvest.Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town | Andrew Zaleski | February 9, 2021 | Popular-Science
Finally, there is one genius fungal cell that wakes up in the middle of the night and thinks, “I’ve got it!”Why Birds Can Fly Over Mount Everest - Issue 94: Evolving | Walter Murch | December 30, 2020 | Nautilus
It didn’t completely prevent infection, but seemed to curb fungal overgrowth.When Evolution Is Infectious - Issue 90: Something Green | Moises Velasquez-Manoff | September 30, 2020 | Nautilus
The team also extracted DNA from worm poop and guts to examine differences in microbes among the jumping worm species, and tested the soils for bacterial and fungal changes.Invasive jumping worms damage U.S. soil and threaten forests | Megan Sever | September 29, 2020 | Science News
Heavy metals accumulate within fungal tissues, which can then be removed and disposed of safely.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green | Merlin Sheldrake | September 23, 2020 | Nautilus
The huge hit U.K. medical show Embarrassing Bodies has treated armpit abscesses, fungal infections, and much worse.
For a grape of this parentage, it is remarkably free from fungal diseases.
In America it has never gained great popularity on account of its susceptibility to fungal diseases.
It is somewhat susceptible to fungal diseases, mildew especially, and needs more than ordinary care.
The vines are productive and are reported to be unusually free from attacks of fungal diseases.
At best it is not a northern grape, ripening its fruit in New York only occasionally, and is much subject to fungal diseases.
British Dictionary definitions for fungal
of, derived from, or caused by a fungus or fungi: fungal spores; a fungal disease
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