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fun·gi·cide

 (fŭn′jĭ-sīd′, fŭng′gĭ-)
n.
A substance that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.

fun′gi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

fungicide

(ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Chemistry) a substance or agent that destroys or is capable of destroying fungi
ˌfungiˈcidal adj

fun•gi•cide

(ˈfʌn dʒəˌsaɪd, ˈfʌŋ gə-)

n.
a substance used for destroying fungi.
[1885–90]
fun`gi•cid′al, adj.
fun`gi•cid′al•ly, adv.

fun·gi·cide

(fŭn′jĭ-sīd′, fŭng′gĭ-sīd′)
A chemical used to kill fungal diseases. Compare herbicide, insecticide, pesticide.

fungicide

a substance that kills fungi or retards the growth of spores.
See also: Killing, Plants
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fungicide - 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
Translations
مُبيد الفِطْرِيّات
fungicid
fungicid
gombaölõ
sveppaeyîir
fungicíd
mantar öldürücü

fungicide

[ˈfʌŋgɪsaɪd] Nfungicida m

fungicide

[ˈfʌŋgɪsaɪd] nfongicide m

fungicide

nFungizid nt, → pilztötendes Mittel

fungicide

[ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd] nfungicida m; (for plants) → anticrittogamico

fungus

(ˈfaŋgəs) plurals ˈfungi (-gai) ˈfunguses noun
any of several kinds of soft spongy plants without any leaves or green part. A mushroom is one type of fungus; That tree has a fungus growing on it.
ˈfungicide (-dʒisaid) noun
a substance used to kill fungus.

fun·gi·cide

n. fungicida, exterminador de hongos.

fungicide

n fungicida m
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