fungicidal


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fun·gi·ci·dal

(fŭn'ji-sī'dăl),
Having a killing action on fungi.
[fungus + L. caedo, to kill]

fungicidal

adjective Referring to that which is toxic to or destroys fungi.
 
noun An agent that is toxic to or destroys fungi; fungicide.

fun·gi·ci·dal

(fŭn-ji-sī'dăl)
Having a killing action on fungi.
[fungus + L. caedo, to kill]

fungicidal

Capable of killing fungi. The term is used both for drugs that can do this without, at the same time, damaging the infected person, and for agencies that can destroy fungi and their spores outside the body.
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To our knowledge, no detailed study of the fungicidal activity of these compounds have been reported in the literature.
Wear the gloves and goggles when doing this and when using the fungicidal wash.
1%) of streptomycin was added to the 1 litre of the sterilized media just, before pouring into Petri-dishes, to prevent the growth of bacteria and allowed to cool and solidify, The fungicidal properties of each plant extract were tested on the mycelia growth of the isolated fungus by growing it on the PDA medium containing 1 ml of 20% 40%, 60% and 80% of each plant extract separately spread on the surface of the solidified PDA Petri-dishes.
Fungal burden, early fungicidal activity, and outcome in cryptococcal meningitis in antiretroviral-naive or antiretroviral-experienced patients treated with amphotericin B or fluconazole.
Tierney's group showed that at exposures of about 10 ppb, the fungicidal wood-preservative known as IPB turned off olfaction in coho salmon.
Why not give that greenhouse a thorough going over, sorting out the cracked panes and washing down walls with fungicidal cleaner?
Astellas says the drug inhibits an enzyme essential for fungal cell-wall synthesis and is fungicidal (lethal) for Candida.
The silver, also used as a component in sportswear, has antimicrobial and fungicidal properties.
Chief executive Michael Brennand said: ``We are delighted at these encouraging study results and look forward to the continuing development of fungicidal applications.
Fungicidal activity was measured using serial quantitative cultures obtained on days 3, 7, and 14 of treatment.
The Metasol range comprises the fungicidal active ingredient TBZ in various forms for the protection of coatings, plastics and adhesives, and paper and cardboard.
The polyene antifungal agents, which include nystatin and amphotericin B, are fungicidal and have the broadest spectrum of antifungal activity of the available agents (30,31).