antimycotic agent


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Noun1.antimycotic agent - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
Bordeaux mixture - antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime
Fulvicin, griseofulvin - a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
Clioquinol, iodochlorhydroxyquin - drug used to treat certain fungal infection (as athlete's foot)
itraconazole, Sporanox - an oral antifungal drug (trade name Sporanox) taken for cases of fungal nail disease
miconazole, Monistat - an antifungal agent usually administered in the form of a nitrate (trade name Monistat)
Mycostatin, Nystan, nystatin - an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes
Lamisil, terbinafine - an oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease
thiabendazole - an antifungal agent and anthelmintic
crystal violet, gentian violet - a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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Propionic acid is a potentiality antimycotic agent, during the early stage of ensiling, propionic acid could effectively inhibit the undesirable microorganisms activity, resulting in minimize the consumption of WSC by undesirable microorganisms (Woolford, 1975 ; Moon, 1983).
Otomycosis can be treated with a topical antimycotic agent delivered via an atomizer; systemic agents are seldom necessary.
Natamycin is already approved for use as an antimycotic agent on the surface of cuts and slices of cheese, but under the previous regulation, the application process itself had some limitations and FDA is revoking those limitations and has set forth a test method that will ensure that natamycin does not exceed 20 milligrams per kilogram (20 ppm) in the finished product.