Vector (disambiguation)

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Vector (from the Latin vector 'carrier' driver '; to vectum , PPP from vehere ' drive, lead, carry, bring ')

in the natural sciences:

  • Vector , an object in mathematics
  • Vector size
  • Vector (biology) , an organism that transmits disease from host to host
  • Vector (genetic engineering) , a transport vehicle for the transfer of a foreign nucleic acid into a recipient cell
  • Viral vector , specifically modified virus particles that are used in genetic engineering to smuggle genetic material into target cells

in data processing:

in the military:

In addition:

See also:

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