fungitoxic etymology

English word fungitoxic comes from English toxic, English fungi- (Fungi (mushrooms, yeasts, and so on).)

Detailed word origin of fungitoxic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
toxic English (eng) (figurative) Negative; harmful.. (medicine) Appearing grossly unwell; characterised by serious, potentially life-threatening compromise in the respiratory, circulatory or other body systems.. (toxicology) Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.
fungi- English (eng) Fungi (mushrooms, yeasts, and so on).
fungitoxic English (eng) That is toxic to fungi.

Words with the same origin as fungitoxic

Descendants of toxic
detoxify mytilotoxine retoxify toxidrome toxify
Descendants of fungi-
fungate fungicidal fungicide fungiform fungistatic