Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being transmitted.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being transmitted, in any sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective able to be transmitted
  • adjective medicine capable of being transmitted from one person to another; contagious

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
  • adjective (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
  • adjective inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

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Examples

  • He coined the term transmissible spongiform encephalopathy.

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  • What makes a genre story transmissible, which is to say, accessible and meaningful to the reader, is its use of genre tropes.

    The Challenge Of The Familiar Story And Its Tropes

  • What makes a genre story transmissible, which is to say, accessible and meaningful to the reader, is its use of genre tropes.

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  • That would change though if it became human-to-human transmissible, which is the concern with the Indonesian cluster.

    Data Archiving – Bird Flu « Climate Audit

  • Prion diseases, also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, primarily damage the brain.

    The Highlight HEALTH Network

  • They come on the equivalent of a genetic memory stick -- a string of genes called a transmissible genetic element.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Author Summary Prion diseases, also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, are infectious progressive fatal neurodegenerative diseases which affect humans as well as wild and domestic animals.

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  • Author Summary Prion diseases, also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, are infectious progressive fatal neurodegenerative diseases which affect humans as well as wild and domestic animals.

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  • Author Summary Prion diseases, also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, are infectious progressive fatal neurodegenerative diseases which affect humans as well as wild and domestic animals.

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  • But the news last week of a death at UW Hospital due to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease brought to mind once again the dangers of the neurological illnesses known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, or TSEs.

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