Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-fŭng′ăl Synonyms: antimycotic
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[n] - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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Antifungal medicine is used to treat fungal infections. For example, clotrimazole, ketoconazole.
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An agent that kills or inhibits fungi, and, in my usage here, an herb that inhibits either a dermatomycosis like ringworm or athlete's foot, or one that inhibits Candida albicans either externally as a douche or internally as a systemic antifungal. Examples: Nystatin, griseofulvin, Tabebuia.
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An agent that inhibits the growth or multiplication of fungi, or kills them outright.
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Antifungal: A drug used to treat fungal infections. Examples of antifungal drugs include miconazole (MONISTAT) and clotrimazole (LOTRIMIN, MYCELEX).
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<pharmacology> A drug that is destructive to fungi or suppressing their reproduction or growth, effective against fungal infections. ... (06 Oct 1997) ...
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antifungal agent noun any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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(an″te-) (an″ti-fung´gәl) destructive to or checking the growth of fungi; called alsoantimycotic. antifungal agent.
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
destructive to fungi, or suppressing their reproduction or growth; effective against fungal infections.
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A chemical substance produced by microorganisms or by other means, useful in the treatment of fungal infections.
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A drug that treats infections caused by fungi.
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1) Agent 2) Any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi 3) Fungicidal
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