transvector

[ trăns-vĕktər, -tôr′, trănz- ]

n.

An animal that transmits a toxic substance that it does not produce but that has accumulated in its body from other sources.

Nearby words

  1. transvaal jade,
  2. transvaaler,
  3. transvaalian,
  4. transvaginal,
  5. transvalue,
  6. transversal,
  7. transverse,
  8. transverse amputation,
  9. transverse arch,
  10. transverse axis


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