[ fuhn-juh-stat-ik, fuhng-guh- ]
/ ˌfʌn dʒəˈstæt ɪk, ˌfʌŋ gə- /


(of a substance or preparation) inhibiting the growth of a fungus.

Origin of fungistatic

1920–25; fungi- + static

OTHER WORDS FROM fungistatic

fun·gi·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for fungistatic

[ fŭn′jĭ-stătĭk, fŭng′gĭ- ]


Having an inhibiting effect upon the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them.
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