[fuhn-juh-stat-ik, fuhng-guh-]

Origin of fungistatic

1920–25; fungi- + static
Related formsfun·gi·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

fungistatic in Medicine


[fŭn′jĭ-stătĭk, fŭng′gĭ-]
  1. Having an inhibiting effect upon the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them.
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