fungistatic

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

adjective

(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
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Medicine definitions for fungistatic

fungistatic
[ fŭn′jĭ-stătĭk, fŭng′gĭ- ]

adj.

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