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noninvasive

 [non″in-va´siv]
not involving puncture of the skin or other entry into the body; said of diagnostic studies and procedures.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

non·in·va·sive

(non'in-vā'siv),
Denoting a procedure that does not require insertion of an instrument or device through the skin or a body orifice for diagnosis or treatment.
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noninvasive

(nŏn′ĭn-vā′sĭv)
adj.
1. Not penetrating the body, as by incision or injection: noninvasive surgery.
2. Not invading healthy tissue: noninvasive cancer of the bladder.
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non·in·va·sive

(non'in-vā'siv)
Denoting a procedure that does not require insertion of an instrument or device through the skin or a body orifice for diagnosis or treatment.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Noninvasive

Refers to tests that generally do not invade the integrity of the body, such as echocardiography or electrocardiography. (Cardiac cathetherization, on the other hand, in which catheters are introduced through blood vessels into the heart, is an example of an invasive test).
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

non·in·va·sive

(non'in-vā'siv)
Denoting procedure that does not require insertion of an instrument or device through the skin or a body orifice for diagnosis or treatment.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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