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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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Based on microbiological results, individuals were classified in three categories: non carriers, intermittent carriers, and persistent carriers, according to the definitions proposed by Kluytmas et al.
From the 372 students subjected to five nasal swabs, 9.7% (n = 36) were persistent carriers, 53.2% (n= 198) were intermittent carriers, and 37.1% (n = 138) were non-carriers.
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