Definition of Transmissible

1. Adjective. (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection.

2. Adjective. Occurring among members of a family usually by heredity. "Genetically transmitted features"

3. Adjective. Inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent. "Transmissible tradition"
Exact synonyms: Ancestral, Hereditary, Patrimonial
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Similar to: Heritable, Inheritable
Derivative terms: Ancestor, Patrimony

Definition of Transmissible

1. a. Capable of being transmitted from one to another; capable of being passed through any body or substance.

Definition of Transmissible

1. Adjective. able to be transmitted ¹

2. Adjective. (medicine) capable of being transmitted from one person to another; contagious ¹

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Definition of Transmissible

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Transmissible

1. Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a transmissible disease, an infectious or contagious disease. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transmissible

transmissible (current term)
transmissible dementia
transmissible enteritis
transmissible gastroenteritis of swine
transmissible gastroenteritis virus of swine
transmissible murine colonic hyperplasia
transmissible plasmid
transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
transmissible turkey enteritis virus
transmission breakpoint
transmission channel
transmission control protocol

Literary usage of Transmissible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"patrimony, heritance, birthright, inheritance; spec, heirloom. 2. See INHERITANCE. hereditary, a. 1. inheritable, heritable, transmissible, descendant or ..."

2. Annual Report of the Governor of Puerto Rico by Puerto Rico Governor (1918)
"One instance only expresses with unusual eloquence everything that could be said relative to transmissible diseases. During the French administration in the ..."

3. A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property by William Cruise, Henry Hopley White (1835)
"Descendible and transmissible to heirs and executors. ... or in terms for years, is descendible and transmissible to the heirs or executors of the devisee ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1903)
"The following simple considerations will only refer to isolation on account of a certain number of transmissible diseases, in consonance with the proposed ..."

5. Microbiology: A Text-book of Micro├Ârganisms, General and Applied by Charles Edward Marshall (1917)
"INFECTIONS OF FOOD-PRODUCING ANIMALS transmissible TO MAN Animals dead of infectious diseases or slaughtered in the last stages of disease are not ..."

6. Health Work in the Schools by Ernest Bryant Hoag, Lewis Madison Terman (1914)
"CHAPTER X transmissible DISEASES (Continued)l THE most frequent diseases of ... Further details concerning the transmissible diseases of children may always ..."

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