virucidal


vi·ru·cid·al

adjective \ˌvī-rə-ˈsī-dəl\

Definition of VIRUCIDAL

:  having the capacity to or tending to destroy or inactivate viruses <virucidal agents> <virucidal activity>
vi·ru·cide \ˈvī-rə-ˌsīd\ noun

Origin of VIRUCIDAL

New Latin, virus + English -cide
First Known Use: 1925

vi·ru·cid·al

adjective \ˌvī-rə-ˈsīd-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VIRUCIDAL

: having the capacity to or tending to destroy or inactivate viruses <virucidal activity>

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