Origin of invasive
OTHER WORDS FROM invasiveun·in·va·sive, adjective
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How to use invasive in a sentence
An electro-acupuncture needle is in one view a minimally-invasive neural interface that only pierces the top of the skin.We Need New, Safer Ways to Treat Pain. Could Electroacupuncture Be One?|Shelly Fan|August 18, 2020|Singularity Hub
In Canada, just last year, entomologists identified two different invasive hornet species.
Those eggs may transport fish, including invasive species, to new places.
In the lab, Vincze and her colleagues fed thousands of eggs from two invasive carp species to eight mallard ducks.Fish eggs can hatch after being eaten and pooped out by ducks|Carolyn Wilke|June 29, 2020|Science News
That knowledge could reveal new ways to control the invasive species.When prey get scarce, these jellies become cannibals|Erin Garcia de Jesus|June 1, 2020|Science News For Students
The procedure they undergo to extract eggs is intense and invasive and there are no sexual kicks involved.
But what if vasectomies were cheap, non-invasive, fully reversible, and as widespread as the female birth control pill?Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017|Samantha Allen|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only in the high seas are there still some habitats free of invasive species.‘Mission Blue’ Warning: The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail|Sylvia A. Earle|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A day running errands in public can involve multiple strangers asking invasive questions about her body and her abilities.
Besides the danger to animals, these exotic animals may cause havoc as an invasive species.
She studied it till the conventional phrases took a fiery hue, and came at her with an invasive rush.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
This is the Anarchistic definition of government: the subjection of the non-invasive individual to an external will.Anarchism|Paul Eltzbacher
Two obstacles, the one external, the other internal, checked its invasive progress.American Institutions and Their Influence|Alexis de Tocqueville et al.
Afterwards Lowell wrote again, owning himself wrong in his appeal, which he had come to recognize as invasive.Literary Friends And Acquaintances|William Dean Howells
It is enough to say that Sepia found her companion distrait, and he felt her a little invasive.Mary Marston|George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for invasive
Scientific definitions for invasive
- Relating to a disease or condition that has a tendency to spread, especially a malignant cancer that spreads into healthy tissue.
- Relating to a medical procedure in which a part of the body is entered, as by puncture or incision.