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vection

[vek-shuh n] /ˈvɛk ʃən/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the transference of a disease from one person to another.
Origin of vection
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin vectiōn- (stem of vectiō a carrying). See vector, -tion
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vection in Medicine

vection vec·tion (věk'shən)
n.
The transference of pathogens from the sick to the healthy by a vector.

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