infective

adjective in·fec·tive \ in-ˈfek-tiv \

Definition of infective

1 : producing or capable of producing infection
2 : affecting others : infectious

infectivity

play \(ˌ)in-ˌfek-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of infective

14th century


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infective

adjective in·fec·tive \ in-ˈfek-tiv \

medical Definition of infective

: producing or capable of producing infection : infectious

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