Meaning of preinvasive in English:

preinvasive

adjective

Medicine
  • Designating or relating to a stage in the development of a cancer in which it has not yet become locally invasive.

Pronunciation

preinvasive

/ˌpriːɪnˈveɪsɪv/ /ˌpriːɪnˈveɪzɪv/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Lancet.