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fun·gal

 (fŭng′gəl) also fun·gous (-gəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of a fungus.
2. Caused by a fungus.

fungal

(ˈfʌŋɡəl)
adj
1. (Botany) of, derived from, or caused by a fungus or fungi: fungal spores; a fungal disease.
2. (Pathology) of, derived from, or caused by a fungus or fungi: fungal spores; a fungal disease.

fun•gal

(ˈfʌŋ gəl)

adj.
fungous.
[1825–35; < New Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fungal - of or relating to fungi
Translations

fungal

[ˈfʌŋgl] ADJ [infection, disease] → micótico, de hongos

fungal

[ˈfʌŋgəl] adjfongique

fungal

adjPilz-; fungal infectionPilzinfektion f

fun·gal

a. fungoso-a, rel. a hongos o causado por éstos.
___ infectioninfección ___.

fungal

adj fúngico, micótico
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A rabbit model for Fusarium solani keratitis found a better clinical score and a reduction in fungal load after seven days of infection in the CXL group compared to the control group that did not have treatment.
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