Definition of Fungicide

1. Noun. Any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi.




Definition of Fungicide

1. n. Anything that kills fungi.

Definition of Fungicide

1. Noun. A substance used to kill fungus ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fungicide

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Medical Definition of Fungicide

1. An agent that destroys fungi. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fungicide

fungemia
fungemias
fungemic
funges
fungia
fungian
fungians
fungibilities
fungibility
fungible
fungibles
fungic
fungicidal
fungicidally
fungicide (current term)
fungicides
fungicidin
fungicolous
fungiform
fungiid
fungiids
fungilliform
fungimycin
fungin
fungiproof
fungiproofed
fungiproofing
fungistat
fungistatic

Literary usage of Fungicide

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1906)
"As a parasiticide, insecticide and fungicide it is extensively used at the present time. The value of sulphur as a fungicide in destroying epiphytic fungi, ..."

2. Manual of Gardening: A Practical Guide to the Making of Home Grounds and the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The standard fungicide is bordeaux mixture, made in several forms. The second most important fungicide for the home gardener is ammoniacal copper carbonate. ..."

3. Access EPA: Major EPA Dockets (1994)
"Ruling, Statute Authority Citation: The Federal Insecticide, fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended in 1988. The Special Review and Registration ..."

4. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1915)
"fungicideS The term fungicide is given to the various ... A fungicide to be of practical use should possess the following points:— (1) Destroy the parasite ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... Bray) is often severe in the sour Cherry, but can be checked by thorough applications of a fungicide. ..."

6. Pacific Northwest Agricultural Insect & Plant Disease Study Manual by Hugh W. Homan, Russell W. Clausen (1998)
"... protective fungicide copper oxy chloride (COCS) fungicide copper sulfate, ... foliar fungicide thiophanate-methyl (Fungo 50) systemic turf fungicide ..."

7. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1913)
"It is, however, distinctly stated that Bordeaux mixture is the better fungicide, and should be used except in those cases where scorching of the foliage or ..."

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