nonvector

noun non·vec·tor \ ˌnän-ˈvek-tər \

Definition of nonvector

: an organism (such as an insect) that does not transmit a particular pathogen (such as a virus)

First Known Use of nonvector

1956

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nonvector

noun non·vec·tor \ -ˈvek-tər \

medical Definition of nonvector

: an organism (as an insect) that does not transmit a particular pathogen (as a virus)
  • nonvector anophelines

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