|1.||capable of causing infection|
|2.||a less common word for infectious|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
infective in·fec·tive (ĭn-fěk'tĭv)
Capable of producing infection; infectious.