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

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Participants in the darkened conditions reported a lower risk of catching the flu but not noncontagious diseases. Kevin Lewis, BostonGlobe.com, "Uncommon Knowledge: Investors, spread the wealth around," 18 May 2018

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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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

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