fungistatic

adjective
fun·​gi·​stat·​ic | \ ˌfən-jə-ˈsta-tik How to pronounce fungistatic (audio) \

Definition of fungistatic

: inhibiting the growth of fungi without destroying them

First Known Use of fungistatic

1922, in the meaning defined above

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fungo

fungo bat

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The first known use of fungistatic was in 1922

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fungistatic

adjective
fun·​gi·​stat·​ic | \ ˌfən-jə-ˈstat-ik also ˌfəŋ-gə- How to pronounce fungistatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of fungistatic

: capable of inhibiting the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them a fungistatic agent

Other Words from fungistatic

fungistatically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce fungistatically (audio) \ adverb

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