\\ˈfənjəˌstat, ˈfəŋgə-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: fungi- + -stat
: a fungistatic agent

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/fun"jeuh stat', fung"geuh-/, n.
a fungistatic substance or preparation.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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