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active carrier

Etymology: OFr, carier
a person without signs or symptoms of an infectious disease who carries the causal microorganisms and can transmit the disease to others.

active carrier

One who harbors a pathogenic organism for a clinically significant time and is able to pass the infection to others.
See also: carrier
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The Active Carrier board provides a flexible, low-cost solution for interfacing different types of data acquisition/signal conditioning modules to the existing system.
Both demonstrations include broad industry support and active carrier participation, with test scenarios driven by carrier requirements.
The preparation is based on hormones, combining DIK-60 hormone that "renovates" the cells with a unique active carrier that delivers the hormone to the specific targets in the skin.
They provide true synchronous demodulation with active carrier regeneration, very linear demodulation, good intermodulation figures, reduced harmonics and excellent pulse response.