CARRIER

An individual with a gene mutation that can be passed on only if they pair up with another carrier. It does not mean they will have the disease or condition. See obligate carrier.

CARRIER: "Joe and his brothers were carrier's for familial heart disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARRIER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carrier-2/ (accessed May 16, 2021).
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