fungicide

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fungicide

 [fun´jĭ-sīd]
an agent that destroys fungi. adj., adj fungici´dal.

fun·gi·cide

(fŭn'ji-sīd),
Any substance that has a destructive killing action on fungi.
Synonym(s): mycocide

fungicide

An agent that is toxic to or destroys fungi.

fun·gi·cide

(fŭn'ji-sīd)
Any substance that has a killing action on fungi.

fungicide

any substance such as captan or benomyl that kills FUNGI. When used to protect higher plants, fungicides are applied either directly to the affected parts (contact application) or to the soil from where they are absorbed by the roots and transferred throughout the plant (systemic application).

fun·gi·cide

(fŭn'ji-sīd)
Any substance that has a destructive killing action on fungi.
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Woodward Laboratories Inc.'s Mycocide NS antimicrobial nail solution has an impressive success rate in curing them, as seen in a hospital-based clinical study published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Its Mycocide NS antimicrobial nail solution eliminates more infection-causing agents than antifungal products because it kills bacteria as well as fungi, according to a company spokesman.
The podiatrist developed Mycocide NS antimicrobial nail solution, which, unlike many of the other products that address nail infections, does more than kill fungi.
The company's core item, Mycocide NS antimicrobial nail solution, was developed by company president and founder Ken Gerenraich, a podiatrist, in response to his wife's desire for a better way to combat the irritation she was having when wearing artificial nails.