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vection

[ vek-shuhn ]
/ ˈvɛk ʃən /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the transference of a disease from one person to another.
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Origin of vection

First recorded in 1600–10, vection is from the Latin word vectiōn- (stem of vectiō a carrying). See vector, -tion
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