viricidal
adjective Etymology: New Latin virus + English -i- + -cide Date: 1924 virucidalviricide noun

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  • viricidal — See viricide. * * * …   Universalium

  • viricidal — adjective Of or pertaining to a viricide …   Wiktionary

  • viricidal — SYN: virucidal. * * * vi·ri·ci·dal .vī rə sīd əl adj VIRUCIDAL * * * vi·ri·ci·dal (vi″rĭ siґdəl) virucidal …   Medical dictionary

  • viricidal — vi·ri·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • viricidal — adjective tending to destroy viruses • Syn: ↑virucidal • Pertains to noun: ↑virucide (for: ↑virucidal), ↑viricide • Derivationally related forms: ↑virucide …   Useful english dictionary

  • viricide — viricidal, adj. /vuy reuh suyd /, n. virucide. [1945 50; VIR(US) + I + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • virucidal — adjective tending to destroy viruses • Syn: ↑viricidal • Pertains to noun: ↑virucide, ↑viricide (for: ↑viricidal) • Derivationally related forms: ↑virucide …   Useful english dictionary

  • vi|ru|cid|al — «VY ruh SY duhl», adjective. = viricidal. (Cf. ↑viricidal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • viricide — noun see viricidal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Viricide — may also refer to the killing of men or husbands, see gendercide. A viricide is a chemical agent which kills viruses outside the body. Since life in viruses is debatable to begin with, the term generally means an antiseptic which reliably… …   Wikipedia

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