SYN: fungous.

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fun·gal 'fəŋ-gəl adj
1) of, relating to, or having the characteristics of fungi
2) caused by a fungus <\fungal infections>

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  • Fungal — Fun gal, a. Of or pertaining to fungi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fungal — 1835, from Mod.L.fungalis, from fungus (see FUNGUS (Cf. fungus)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fungal — [fuŋ′gəl] adj. of, like, or caused by a fungus or fungi …   English World dictionary

  • fungal — [[t]fʌ̱ŋg(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Fungal means caused by, consisting of, or relating to fungus. Athlete s foot is a fungal infection …   English dictionary

  • fungal — adjective Date: 1835 1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of fungi 2. caused by a fungus < a fungal skin disease > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fungal — adjective Of or pertaining to a fungus or fungi. Doctors determined that the cause of the itchy rash was fungal rather than bacterial …   Wiktionary

  • fungal — adj. Fungal is used with these nouns: ↑infection …   Collocations dictionary

  • fungal — fun|gal [ˈfʌŋgəl] adj connected with or caused by a ↑fungus ▪ a fungal infection …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fungal — fun|gal [ fʌŋgl ] adjective 1. ) MEDICAL caused by a FUNGUS: a fungal infection 2. ) SCIENCE relating to a FUNGUS, or similar to a FUNGUS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fungal — also fun.gous adjective technical connected with or caused by a fungus: a fungal infection …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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