fungistat


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fungistat

 [fun´jĭ-stat]
a substance that checks the growth of fungi.

fun·gi·stat

(fŭn'ji-stat),
An agent having fungistatic action.

fungistat

An agent that inhibits the growth of fungi without killing them.
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The Effectiveness of Zinc Omadine [R] as a Fungistat. Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee
Mold-inhibiting sealants are fungistats, unlike disinfectants, which are fungicides or mold-killers.
There is still a need for the further development of noble fungicides and fungistats with longer residual effect, which can be better assisted by biotechnology in the future.