Words nearby infective
Origin of infective
OTHER WORDS FROM infectivein·fec·tive·ness, in·fec·tiv·i·ty, nounun·in·fec·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for infective
Abscess in the spleen occasionally occurs, usually in association with infective endocarditis or with general pyaemia.
There are other infective diseases, in which we have not yet found the causative micro-organism, but we presume its existence.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Diphtheria is perhaps the most obscure and complex of all the infective diseases in its causes and favouring conditions.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
Infective conditions due to pyogenic infection (œsophagitis and peri-œsophagitis) are rare.
It was no new thing to say, or to guess, that phthisis was or might be infective.Experiments on Animals|Stephen Paget