infective

Definitions of infective
1

adj caused by infection or capable of causing infection

“viruses and other infective agents”
“a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease”
Synonyms:
infectious
infected, septic
containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms

adj able to cause disease

infective agents”
Synonyms:
morbific, pathogenic
unhealthful
detrimental to good health

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