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virucide

[vahy-ruh-sahyd] /ˈvaɪ rəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
an agent for destroying viruses.
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virucidal, adjective
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virucidal in Medicine

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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