virucidal

adjective
vi·​ru·​cid·​al | \ ˌvī-rə-ˈsī-dᵊl How to pronounce virucidal (audio) \

Definition of virucidal

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

Other Words from virucidal

virucide \ ˈvī-​rə-​ˌsīd How to pronounce virucide (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of virucidal

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for virucidal

New Latin, virus + English -cide

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The first known use of virucidal was in 1925

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virucidal

adjective
vi·​ru·​cid·​al | \ ˌvī-rə-ˈsīd-ᵊl How to pronounce virucidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of virucidal

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

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