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non·in·va·sive

 (nŏn′ĭn-vā′sĭv)
adj.
1. Not penetrating the body, as by incision or injection: noninvasive surgery.
2. Not invading healthy tissue: noninvasive cancer of the bladder.

noninvasive

(ˌnɒnɪnˈveɪsɪv)
adj
(Surgery) (of medical treatment) not involving the making of a relatively large incision in the body or the insertion of instruments, etc, into the patient

non•in•va•sive

(ˌnɒn ɪnˈveɪ sɪv)

adj.
1. not invading adjacent cells, vessels, or tissues; localized: a noninvasive tumor.
2. not entering or penetrating the body.
[1970–75]
non`in•va′sive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.noninvasive - relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
invasive - relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
Translations

non·in·va·sive

a. no invasor, que no se propaga o invade.

noninvasive

adj no invasivo, no invasor; — procedure procedimiento no invasivo
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