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1. antifungal

noun. ['ˌænˌtaɪˈfʌŋgəl, ˌænˌtiːˈfʌŋgəl'] any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi.

Synonyms

  • griseofulvin
  • Nystan
  • agent
  • miconazole
  • Clioquinol
  • Monistat
  • nystatin
  • iodochlorhydroxyquin
  • Bordeaux mixture
  • Fulvicin
  • antimycotic
  • crystal violet
  • Lamisil
  • antimycotic agent
  • terbinafine
  • Sporanox
  • fungicide
  • itraconazole
  • gentian violet
  • antifungal agent
  • thiabendazole

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • fungal (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Antifungal

  • mungle
  • jungle

How do you pronounce antifungal?

Pronounce antifungal as ˌænˌtiˈfəŋgəl.

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Example sentences of the word antifungal


1. Adjective
Coconut oil can be an effective carrier oil for the antifungal properties of garlic.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Over-the-counter antifungal spray, ointment or lotion can be used for jock itch on the buttocks 3.

2. antifungal

adjective. ['ˌænˌtaɪˈfʌŋgəl, ˌænˌtiːˈfʌŋgəl'] capable of destroying fungi.

Antonyms

  • general agent

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • fungal (English)
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