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fungal

[ fuhng-guhl ]
/ ˈfʌŋ gəl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or caused by a fungus or fungi.
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Origin of fungal

First recorded in 1825–35; from New Latin fungālis; see fungus, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM fungal

an·ti·fun·gal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fungal

fungal
/ (ˈfʌŋɡəl) /

adjective
of, derived from, or caused by a fungus or fungifungal spores; a fungal disease
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Medical definitions for fungal

fungal
[ fŭnggəl ]

adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of a fungus.
Caused by a fungus.
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