Infective definition

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Capable of producing infection; infectious.
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Likely to cause infection; infectious.
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Capable of producing infection; infectious.
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Able to cause infection; infectious.
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(epidemiology) A person who is capable of spreading a disease by infecting others.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
infective
Plural:
infectives

Origin of infective

  • infect +‎ -ive

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