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  • adjective Not contagious; not catching; not communicable by contact.

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  • adjective Not contagious.

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  • adjective (of disease) not capable of being passed on


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non- + contagious


  • But still want to update you that at least a third test that has been taken on him has come back negative, showing that he is relatively noncontagious, which is the way that they phrased it still.

    CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2007

  • Other facilities at other locations were also established to produce infectious agents for war, not only the pathogens of noncontagious diseases such as anthrax and tularemia but also highly contagious ones, plague and smallpox.


  • Once a TB patient starts treatment, he quickly becomes noncontagious.

    Tuberculosis: A Deadly Return

  • Anyway, we should all be noncontagious by the time we have to go to her college orientation this weekend.


  • Aplastic anemia is a noncontagious disease in which, for unknown reasons, the body's immune system destroys newly formed blood cells in the bone marrow, causing life-threatening anemia and high risk of infection and hemorrhage.

    Falling Into a Medical Abyss

  • In fact, the wording today from the hospital is that he appears to indicate the patient is relatively noncontagious.

    CNN Transcript Jun 4, 2007

  • The treatment makes the illness completely noncontagious, although it turns out that leprosy is not highly infectious.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • The strategy is to first make the patient noncontagious and secondly to eliminate the bacilli from the body.


  • The story of noncontagious physical defects found and treated is set forth in the following table:

    Civics and Health

  • It is apparently noncontagious and not appreciably connected with any disorder of internal organs.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse


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