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virucidal

(ˌvaɪrəˈsaɪdəl)
adj
(Biology) another word for viricidal
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Adj.1.virucidal - tending to destroy viruses
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The research has also identified the surface chemical properties of silicon nitride that contribute to the observed virucidal effect.
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