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antifungal

 [an″te-, an″ti-fung´gal]
destructive to or checking the growth of fungi; called alsoantimycotic.
antifungal agent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·my·cot·ic

(an'tē-mī-kot'ik),
Antagonistic to fungi.
Synonym(s): antifungal
[anti- + G. mykēs, fungus]
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antifungal

(ăn′tē-fŭng′gəl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Destroying or inhibiting the growth of fungi.
n.
An antifungal drug.
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antifungal

adjective Referring to an effect that kills or inhibits fungal growth.

noun Any agent that kills or inhibits fungal growth.
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antifungal

adjective Referring to an effect that kills or inhibits fungal growth noun An agent that kills or inhibits fungal growth
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an·ti·my·cot·ic

(an'tē-mī-kot'ik)
Antagonistic to fungi.
[anti- + G. mykēs, fungus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

antifungal

Effective in the treatment or control of fungus infections.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Antifungal

A medicine used to treat infections caused by a fungus.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·my·cot·ic

(an'tē-mī-kot'ik)
Antagonistic to fungi.
Synonym(s): antifungal.
[anti- + G. mykēs, fungus]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Antifungal susceptibility against amphotericin B, fluconazole and voriconazole was determined by Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute M44-A disk diffusion method.
The lowest MIC (0.065 [micro]g/mL) in all species of Candida was observed in micafungin (Table 2); this echinocandin class of antifungals is said to confer excellent fungicidal effects against Candida species.
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