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Synonyms for carrier

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for carrier

someone whose employment involves carrying something

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a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

a man who delivers the mail

a boy who delivers newspapers

(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

a rack attached to a vehicle

(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele

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To have discovered a chronic carrier state in the gall bladder of an animal model, suggesting a potential source of food contamination, is important," said senior author Christopher Contag, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and of microbiology and immunology.
In the future, antigen detection will guide patient management decisions; therefore, the possibility of a human chronic carrier state warrants study.
represents their hypothesis about a human chronic carrier state for WNV.
HBV infection results in a wide range of clinical manifestations ranging from benign carrier state to severe liver disease, which in the case of the tupaia was abrogated by oral administration of specific HBV proteins.
In addition, it is presently unknown whether all infected patients exposed to HGV develop an ALT rise and whether a normal carrier state exists.