non·​in·​fec·​tive ˌnän-in-ˈfek-tiv How to pronounce noninfective (audio)
: noninfectious
a noninfective strain of bacteria
noninfective causes of sinusitis

Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noninfective was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Noninfective.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


non·​in·​fec·​tive -tiv How to pronounce noninfective (audio)
: not infective
noninfective enteritis
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