AskDefine | Define infective

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infective adj
1 able to cause disease; "infective agents"; "pathogenic bacteria" [syn: morbific, pathogenic]
2 caused by infection or capable of causing infection; "viruses and other infective agents"; "a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease" [syn: infectious]

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  1. Able to cause infection; infectious


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