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But this patient was a doctor who had been treating people with Ebola in a facility awash with hyper-infective fluids.

That in the bacilli we have … the actual infective cause of tuberculosis.

There are other infective diseases, in which we have not yet found the causative micro-organism, but we presume its existence.

In acute cases of salpingitis the cœlomic ostium is open and the infective material can be seen leaking from it (Fig. 3).

The cause is always the absorption of some toxic or infective material from the periphery.

Abscess in the spleen occasionally occurs, usually in association with infective endocarditis or with general pyaemia.

He showed further, that by having been bred in the tissues of the cow, the virus lost its intense infective properties for man.


On this page you'll find 265 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infective, such as: endemic, epidemic, pandemic, taking, communicable, and dangerous.

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