noncommunicable

adjective
non·​com·​mu·​ni·​ca·​ble | \ -kə-ˈmyü-ni-kə-bəl How to pronounce noncommunicable (audio) \

Medical Definition of noncommunicable

: not capable of being communicated specifically : not transmissible by direct contact a noncommunicable disease

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