Anti-infective and Anti-inflammatory Drugs Anti-fungal Drugs Chapter 42
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A drug or other substance that is a either a receptor antagonist or that resembles a normal human metabolite and interferes with its function in the body, usually by competing for the metabolite's usual receptors or enzymes
One of several fungi, often found in soil, that infect skin, nails, or hair of humans.
An unsaturated hydrocarbon of the vitamin D group isolated from yeast, mushrooms, ergot, and other fungi; the
main sterol in fungal membranes
A very large, diverse group of eukaryotic microorganisms that require an external carbon source and that form a plant
structure known as a thallus. Fungi consist of yeast and molds.
Multicellular fungi characterized by long, branching filaments called hyphae, which entwine to form a complex branched structure known as a mycelium.
The general term for any fungal infection
Fungi that cause mycoses.
Substance in the cell membrane to fungi to which polyene antifungal drugs bind.
Single-celled fungi that reproduce by budding.
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