nonselective

adjective non·se·lec·tive \ ˌnän-sə-ˈlek-tiv \

Definition of nonselective

:not selective: such as
a :not relating to or characterized by selection :not selecting or tending to select
  • a nonselective school
  • nonselective admission policies
b :not specific in activity or effect
  • a nonselective weed killer
  • nonselective beta blockers

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First Known Use of nonselective

1894


Medical Dictionary

nonselective

adjective non·se·lec·tive \ -sə-ˈlek-tiv \

medical Definition of nonselective

:not selective; especially :not limited (as to a single body part or organism) in action or effect
  • nonselective anti-infective agents

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