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fungistasis

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noun fun·gi·sta·sis \ˌfən-jə-ˈstā-səs also ˌfəŋ-gə-, -ˈsta-; chiefly British ˌfən-ˈjis-tə-səs\

Medical Definition of fungistasis

plural fungistases \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  inhibition of the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them




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