fungal

adjective fun·gal \ ˈfəŋ-gəl \
|Updated on: 18 Aug 2018

Definition of fungal

1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of fungi
2 : caused by a fungus
  • a fungal skin disease

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First Known Use of fungal

1842

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FUNGAL Defined for English Language Learners

fungal

Definition of fungal for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or caused by a fungus


FUNGAL Defined for Kids

fungal

adjective fun·gal \ ˈfəŋ-gəl \
variants: or fungous \-gəs\

Definition of fungal for Students

: of, relating to, or caused by a fungus
  • a fungal infection

Medical Dictionary

fungal

adjective fun·gal \ ˈfəŋ-gəl \

medical Definition of fungal

1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of fungi
2 : caused by a fungus
  • fungal infections


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