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  • n. A person who believes that the brain only transmits consciousness rather than originating it

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An adherent of a theory, the transmission theory, that the brain serves to “transmit,” rather than to originate, conclusions, and hence that consciousness may exist independently of the brain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who accepts the doctrine or opinion that the effects of habits, practice, use and disuse, and the direct action of the conditions of life, are transmitted to descendants; a Lamarekian.
  • Pertaining to or characterizing the doctrine of the transmissionists.

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