Definition of Direct transmission

1. Noun. A transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred directly into the body via touching or biting or kissing or sexual intercourse or by droplets entering the eye or nose or mouth.

Generic synonyms: Transmission Mechanism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Direct Transmission

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Literary usage of Direct transmission

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"Dr. A. JACOBI said that he would confine his remarks to the question of the direct transmission of the disease by inheritance. We frequently found children ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1893)
"From the frequent direct transmission of tubercle bacilli from the mother to the foetus (or egg) in the case of these animals, he concludes that a similar ..."

3. Electrical Review (1891)
"... by means of batteries cannot compete against the direct transmission of live power by means of a pair of wires, even if the distance is considerable. ..."

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