Definitions for invasiveɪnˈveɪ sɪv
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relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
"invasive cancer cells"
incursive, invading, invasive(adj)
involving invasion or aggressive attack
encroaching(a), invasive, trespassing(a)(adj)
gradually intrusive without right or permission
"we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"
An invasive organism, as, a plant or animal.
that invades a foreign country using military force
that invades a habitat to the detriment of native species
(of a carcinoma etc) that invades healthy tissue; (of a procedure) in which part of the body is entered
intruding on one's privacy, or trespassing
tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive
Origin: [LL. invasivus: cf. F. invasif. See Invade.]
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