Usage examples for infective

  1. Amputation may become necessary should gangrene ensue from injury to the popliteal vessels, or if infective complications threaten the life of the patient. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. Those that recover from an attack, however, are liable one or two weeks later to suffer from an infective inflammation of the lungs. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  3. We do not think of it any more, however, as a general febrifuge and there is no justification for its use in the slight infective conditions we know as colds. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  4. They are apt to be allowed to get extremely dirty, and so, by carrying infective matter from the foot of one animal to that of another, undo the good that the warmth of the poultice is bringing about. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks