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Engelsk navneord: vector

1. vector (om erkendelse) a variable quantity that can be resolved into components


Mindre specifikke termervariable, variable quantity


Mere specifikke termercross product, radius vector, radius vector, resultant, vector product, vector sum

2. vector (om form) a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction


Mindre specifikke termerstraight line


Mere specifikke termerray

3. vector (om ting) any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever.
Fleas are vectors of the plague.
Aphids are transmitters of plant diseases.
When medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)transmitter


Mindre specifikke termeragent


Mere specifikke termercarrier, gene delivery vector, immune carrier, transducing vector


Overordnet emneområdeanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, micro-organism, microorganism

4. vector (om dyr) (genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell


Mindre specifikke termervirus


Mere specifikke termercosmid


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics









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