noncontagious


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noncontagious

(ˌnɒnkənˈteɪdʒəs)
adj
(Medicine) med (of a disease) not able to be caught by touching people or things that are infected with it

non•con•ta•gious

(ˌnɒn kənˈteɪ dʒəs)

adj.
1. (of a disease or other infection) not transmissible through contact.
2. (of a person) not a carrier of a contagious disease or condition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.noncontagious - (of disease) not capable of being passed on
noninfectious - not infectious
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