invasive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, engaging in, or directed at armed hostility: an invasive armed forces force.
    • Marked because of the tendency to spread, specifically into healthier tissue: an invasive carcinoma.
    • Of or concerning a medical process in which a part of the body is entered, as by puncture or cut.
    • Tending to intrude or encroach, as upon privacy.
    • that invades a foreign country making use of army force
    • that invades a habitat to the detriment of indigenous species
    • (of a carcinoma etc) that invades healthier tissue; (of an operation) for which part of the human anatomy is registered
    • intruding on one's privacy, or trespassing
    • looking after invade; described as intrusion; hostile.
    • tending to spread, especially tending to intrude into healthy muscle; -- utilized mainly of tumors.
    • marked by a tendency to distribute particularly into healthier structure
    • gradually invasive without correct or authorization
    • involving invasion or intense assault
    • associated with a technique where the body is registered by puncture or cut
  • noun:
    • An invasive system, since, a plant or pet.
  • others:
    • Tending to occupy; characterized by intrusion; aggressive.

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