fungal fungal  /ˈfəŋ ɡəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to fungi

Usage(s):

  1. Paradoxically, an effect of global warming is to increase cloud cover in the tropical forests, lowering daytime temperatures and making the frogs more vulnerable to fungal assault.
  2. Their sting glands had blackened a melanization last reported fifty years ago in connection with rare fungal infections.
  3. There is something called crotch rot a fungal infection of the groin region, which is very painful.

News

  1. FDA inspection finds a mess at pharmacy in second fungal outbreak

    A Tennessee pharmacy believed to be the source of a second outbreak of fungal infections linked to pain shots was a mess when Food and Drug Administration inspectors went in last month, with stray spiders in a clean room and few written procedures for making sure products were sterile, the FDA says.The FDA has found fungus and bacteria in at least two vials of steroid distributed by Main Street ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Fungal, bacterial growth found in steroid

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified bacterial and fungal growth in unopened vials of a steroid injection from a Tennessee pharmacy under investigation for links to reported infections.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  3. Fungal, bacterial growth found in steroid injections

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified bacterial and fungal growth in unopened vials of a steroid injection from a Tennessee pharmacy under investigation for links to reported infections.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. Parkhead gaffer Gordon Strachan said: "Artur felt he couldn't perform. He appeared to be fine and then said he couldn't play. He said he couldn't kick the ball. He has a toe injury, some kind of fungal infection. We will wait and see how he is."
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Gordon Strachan Source: Glasgow Sunday Mail

  2. "Because relatively few fungal genomes have been sequenced and annotated to date, our work on Dyadic's C1 host strain will increase the body of knowledge on this important class of lower eukaryotes," Scripps President Richard Lerner said. "We...
    on Mar 31, 2006 By: Richard Lerner Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. Speaking in the European Parliament, Stevenson said: "These fungicides are highly effective against many different fungal diseases. Even the UK government's adviser on these matters, the Pesticides Safety Directorate, has assessed that these...
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Struan Stevenson Source: Scotsman

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