follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

virucide

[vahy-ruh-sahyd] /ˈvaɪ rəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
an agent for destroying viruses.
Origin
Related forms
virucidal, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for virucide
  • Glutaraldehyde is registered as an antimicrobial and as a bactericide, a fungicide and a virucide.
virucide in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for virucide

14
17
Scrabble Words With Friends