Definition of noninvasive
1 : not tending to spread; specifically : not tending to infiltrate and destroy healthy tissue noninvasive cancer of the bladder
2 : not being or involving an invasive medical procedure noninvasive imaging techniques
Examples of noninvasive in a Sentence
noninvasive techniques of measuring brain activity
Recent Examples of noninvasive from the Web
The noninvasive Eximia HR77 is available exclusively in the spa and is said to work wonders on cellulite.
Doctors hope Francona’s noninvasive surgery will correct the arrhythmia, which left untreated could lead to blood clots, heart failure or stroke.
Using a magnetic resonance scanner, a noninvasive instrument that can peer deeply inside the body, the scientists measured the amount of fat in each bird before and after the 2-hour flight test—a proxy for how much energy the birds spent.
For example, the hospital recently introduced state-of-the-art radiation therapy services and new, noninvasive PET/CT scans to its cancer institute.
The state will study the bones and artifacts that have been unearthed in a noninvasive way and work to restore the affected area in partnership with the band.
The sensors would shine a light through the skin that would provide readings in a painless, noninvasive fashion.
The noninvasive methods used also open the door to further study of cognition in fetuses.
Now a small study of National Football League players suggests another possibility: that the signs of C.T.E. may be found with a low-cost, noninvasive test that tracks changes in conversational language years before symptoms appear.
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First Known Use of noninvasive
NONINVASIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of noninvasive for English Language Learners
medical : done without cutting the body or putting something into the body
Medical Definition of noninvasive
1: not tending to spread; specifically : not tending to infiltrate and destroy healthy tissue noninvasive cancer of the bladder
2: not being or involving an invasive medical procedure noninvasive imaging techniques that do not require the injection of dyes
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