immune carrier

noun
(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
Syn: ↑carrier
Derivationally related forms: ↑carry (for: ↑carrier)
Topics: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty
Hypernyms: ↑immune, ↑vector, ↑transmitter
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Mallon, ↑Mary Mallon, ↑Typhoid Mary

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