virucidal

adjective vi·ru·cid·al \ ˌvī-rə-ˈsī-dᵊl \

Definition of virucidal

: having the capacity to or tending to destroy or inactivate viruses
  • virucidal agents
  • virucidal activity

virucide

play \ˈvī-rə-ˌsīd\ noun

Origin and Etymology of virucidal

New Latin, virus + English -cide


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virucidal

adjective vi·ru·cid·al \ ˌvī-rə-ˈsīd-ᵊl \

medical Definition of virucidal

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

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