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antifungal (ˌæntɪˈfʌŋɡəl Pronunciation for antifungal



  1. inhibiting the growth of fungi
  2. (of a drug) possessing antifungal properties and therefore used to treat fungal infections
Also: antimycotic

Example Sentences Including 'antifungal'

* Shuen Feng cream -- contains ketoconazole, an antifungal , and Clobetasol Proprionate, a cortcosteroid to control skin inflammation.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
First, to their surprise, Creemers and her colleagues discovered antifungal proteins in nectar from common heather, Caluna vulgaris.
New Scientist (1999)
It is used alone to treat indigestion, nervous conditions, fluid retention, rheumatism and some skin conditions (it is antifungal.
Chaitow, Leon Water Therapy
Regular, preventive doses of an antifungal drug for six months dramatically cut the number of episodes.
canada.com (2004)


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