HyperDic: antifungal_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression antifungal agent:
NOUNartifactantifungal agent, antifungal, fungicide, antimycotic, antimycotic agentany agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
English > antifungal agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi.
Synonymsantifungal, fungicide, antimycotic, antimycotic agent
NarrowerBordeaux mixtureantifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime
gentian violet, crystal violetA green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment
griseofulvin, FulvicinA kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
iodochlorhydroxyquin, Clioquinoldrug used to treat certain fungal infection (as athlete's foot)
itraconazole, SporanoxAn oral antifungal drug (trade name Sporanox) taken for cases of fungal nail disease
miconazole, MonistatAn antifungal agent usually administered in the form of a nitrate (trade name Monistat)
nystatin, Mycostatin, NystanAn antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State
terbinafine, LamisilAn oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease
thiabendazoleAn antifungal agent and anthelmintic
BroaderagentA substance that exerts some force or effect
Spanishantimicótico, fungicida, fungicidas

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