noncontagious

adjective
non·​con·​ta·​gious | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈtā-jəs How to pronounce noncontagious (audio) \

Definition of noncontagious

: not contagious : not communicable by direct or indirect contact noncontagious diseases

Examples of noncontagious in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rudy Giuliani called for health officials to implement contact tracing to ward off noncontagious but deadly health issues. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "'Cancer, and heart disease, and obesity:' Rudy Giuliani calls for contact tracing for noncontagious conditions," 24 Apr. 2020 Medical investigators have not yet found the source of the bacterial infection that causes Legionnaires' -- a serious form of noncontagious pneumonia, said Nancy Nydam, director of communications at Georgia Department of Public Health. Susan Scutti, CNN, "11 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities have identified 55 more probable cases.," 30 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019 Legionnaires' is a serious form of pneumonia that is noncontagious. Susan Scutti, CNN, "9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires' disease. Authorities are looking for the source," 23 July 2019

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncontagious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncontagious. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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noncontagious

adjective
non·​con·​ta·​gious | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈtā-jəs How to pronounce noncontagious (audio) \

Medical Definition of noncontagious

: not contagious : not communicable by direct or indirect contact noncontagious diseases

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