noninfectious

adjective
non·​in·​fec·​tious | \ˌnän-in-ˈfek-shəs \

Definition of noninfectious 

: not infectious or caused by infection noninfectious diseases a vaccine containing inactivated noninfectious viruses noninfectious allergic conjunctivitis

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The lack of progress is especially disheartening considering that H.I.V. medications, when properly administered, render patients almost totally noninfectious. Christopher Glazek, New York Times, "The C.E.O. of H.I.V.," 26 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of noninfectious

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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noninfectious

adjective
non·​in·​fec·​tious | \-in-ˈfek-shəs \

Medical Definition of noninfectious 

: not infectious noninfectious disease noninfectious endocarditis

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