Antifungal vs Thiomersal - What's the difference?

antifungal | thiomersal |


As nouns the difference between antifungal and thiomersal

is that antifungal is (medicine) a drug that inhibits the growth of fungi while thiomersal is a compound, chemical formula c9h9hgnao2s, used as an antiseptic and antifungal agent, especially in vaccines.

As an adjective antifungal

is that inhibits the growth of fungi; antimycotic.

antifungal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • That inhibits the growth of fungi; antimycotic
  • Derived terms

    * antifungally

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A drug that inhibits the growth of fungi
  • thiomersal

    English

    Alternative forms

    * thimerosal

    Noun

    (-)
  • A compound, chemical formula C9H9HgNaO2S, used as an antiseptic and antifungal agent, especially in vaccines.
  • Synonyms

    * sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

    Hypernyms

    * bacteriostatic

    Anagrams

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