The ability of a plant to spread quickly and will crowd out other plantings Great for a ground cover but dangerous for a well kept, under control garden bed.
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Entering into something in a forceful way
Example: The soap star said that the Press had been invasive.
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intrude on others' territory or rights
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- (medicine) relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision 2. [adj] - marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
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Medical tests which involve gaining entry into the body via a needle, tube, or hand.
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An invasive medical procedure involves either making a surgical cut in the skin or inserting an instrument, such as a needle or a tube, into the body. The procedure may be a form of treatment or investigation. This term may also be used to describe a disease that has a tendency to spread to surrounding tissues.
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describes something that spreads throughout body tissues, such as a tumour or micro-organism; also describes a medical procedure in which body tissues are penetrated
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Invasive refers to tests or procedures which enter the body or puncture the skin. It can also refer to a tumour that invades healthy tissues.
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[ Late Latin invasivus
: confer French invasif
. See Invade
.] Tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive. ' Invasive
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1. Having the quality of invasiveness. ... 2. Involving puncture or incision of the skin or insertion of an instrument or foreign material into the body, said of diagnostic techniques. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue; `invasive cancer cells`
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(in-va´siv) pertaining to or characterized by invasion. involving puncture or incision of the skin or insertion of an instrument or injection of foreign material into the body; said of diagnostic techniques and procedures.
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• (a.) Tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive.
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1. having the quality of invasiveness. 2. involving puncture or incision of the skin or insertion of an instrument or foreign material into the body; said of diagnostic techniques.
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A medical procedure that requires the healthcare provider to insert an instrument through the skin or into a body opening. Examples of invasie procedures include vaginal ultrasounds, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling and blood-based pregnancy tests.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: in-vā′siv Definitions: 1. Denoting or characterized by invasion. 2. Denoting a procedure requiring insertion of an instrument or device into the body through the skin or a body orifice for diagnosis or treatment.
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invading, or tending to invade; intrusive.
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a species that is non-native and due to rapid reproduction, strangling other species or changing the chemistry of the soil it becomes detrimental to the habitat in which it resides
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A species of plant, animal or insect that is 1) alien to an ecosystem, and 2) whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health.
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