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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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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