nonvector

noun

non·​vec·​tor ˌnän-ˈvek-tər How to pronounce nonvector (audio)
: an organism (such as an insect) that does not transmit a particular pathogen (such as a virus)

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonvector was in 1956

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“Nonvector.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonvector. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

nonvector

noun
non·​vec·​tor -ˈvek-tər How to pronounce nonvector (audio)
: an organism (as an insect) that does not transmit a particular pathogen (as a virus)
nonvector anophelines
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