fungistatic


fun·gi·stat·ic

adjective \ˌfən-jə-ˈsta-tik\

Definition of FUNGISTATIC

:  inhibiting the growth of fungi without destroying them

First Known Use of FUNGISTATIC

1922

fun·gi·stat·ic

adjective \ˌfən-jə-ˈstat-ik also ˌfəŋ-gə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUNGISTATIC

: capable of inhibiting the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them <a fungistatic agent>
fun·gi·stat·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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