fungicidal


fungicidal
Having a killing action on fungi. [fungus + L. caedo, to kill]

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fun·gi·cid·al .fən-jə-'sīd-əl, .fəŋ-gə- adj destroying fungi broadly inhibiting the growth of fungi
fun·gi·cid·al·ly -əl-ē adv

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fun·gi·ci·dal (fun″jĭ-siґdəl) [fungus + L. caedere to kill] destroying fungi; cf. antifungal.

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