antifungal agent

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antifungal agent

[‚an·tē′fəŋ·gəl ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A chemical compound that either destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
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niger, treated with antimycotic agents with very good therapeutic results.
With more efficient antimycotic agents, the incidence of mycotic orbital infections decreased between 1980 and 2000.
There are a variety of local and systemic antimycotic agents available for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis.