virucidal

virucide

[vahy-ruh-sahyd]
noun
an agent for destroying viruses.

Origin:
viru(s) + -cide

virucidal, adjective
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virucidal vi·ru·cid·al (vī'rə-sīd'l)
adj.
Destructive to viruses.

virucide vi·ru·cide (vī'rə-sīd')
n.
Variant of viricide.

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