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Antifungal Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antifungal Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.122.136
Unique ID
D000935
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000935
Annotation
used in therapy: differentiate from FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL; for resistance to antifungal agents, DRUG RESISTANCE, FUNGAL and DRUG RESISTANCE, MULTIPLE, FUNGAL are available
Scope Note
Substances that destroy fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce. They differ from FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL because they defend against fungi present in human or animal tissues.
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotics, Antifungal
Antifungal Agent
Fungicides, Therapeutic
Therapeutic Fungicides
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 252
See Also
Fungicides, Industrial
Public MeSH Note
1967; for ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL see ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL 1967-2009
History Note
1967
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Antifungal Agents Preferred
Antibiotics, Antifungal Narrower
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