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Definition of "antifungal" []

  • Destroying or inhibiting the growth of fungi. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antifungal" in a sentence
  • "Lamisil is an antifungal, which is needed where skin gets moist and warm."
  • "All the benefits and uses of what is normally called compost these days (such as antifungal teas and such like) are greatly magnified and enhanced by using true colloidal humus compost that you can easily make for yourself."
  • "The pharmaceuticals giant will also end research of Mycograb, an antifungal agent, which will trigger a $360 million loss."