an agent for destroying viruses.

viru(s) + -cide

virucidal, adjective Unabridged
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virucide vi·ru·cide (vī'rə-sīd')
Variant of viricide.

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Glutaraldehyde is registered as an antimicrobial and as a bactericide, a fungicide and a virucide.
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