un infective

infective

[in-fek-tiv]
adjective

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin infectīvus. See infect, -ive

infectiveness, infectivity, noun
uninfective, adjective
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infective (ɪnˈfɛktɪv)
 
adj
1.  capable of causing infection
2.  a less common word for infectious
 
in'fectively
 
adv
 
in'fectiveness
 
n
 
infec'tivity
 
n

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infective in·fec·tive (ĭn-fěk'tĭv)
adj.
Capable of producing infection; infectious.


in·fec'tive·ness or in'fec·tiv'i·ty n.
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