Having an inhibiting action upon the growth of fungi. SYN: mycostatic. [fungus + G. statos, standing]

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fun·gi·stat·ic .fən-jə-'stat-ikalso .fəŋ-gə- adj capable of inhibiting the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them <a \fungistatic agent>
fun·gi·stat·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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fun·gi·stat·ic (fun″jĭ-statґik) inhibiting growth of fungi; cf. antifungal.

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