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communicable

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adjective com·mu·ni·ca·ble \kə-ˈmyü-ni-kə-bəl\

Simple Definition of communicable

  • medical : able to be passed to another person

Full Definition of communicable

  1. 1 :  capable of being communicated :  transmittable <communicable diseases>

  2. 2 :  communicative <prove myself a gentleman, by being … virtuous and communicable — Izaac Walton>

com·mu·ni·ca·bil·i·ty play \-ˌmyü-ni-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
com·mu·ni·ca·ble·ness play \-ˈmyü-ni-kə-bəl-nəs\ noun
com·mu·ni·ca·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of communicable

  1. <communicable diseases that are usually transmitted sexually>



1534

First Known Use of communicable

1534


Medical Dictionary

communicable

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adjective com·mu·ni·ca·ble \kə-ˈmyü-ni-kə-bəl\

Medical Definition of communicable

  1. :  capable of being transmitted from person to person, animal to animal, animal to human, or human to animal :  transmissible

  2. com·mu·ni·ca·bil·i·ty \-ˌmyü-ni-kə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun, plural com·mu·ni·ca·bil·i·ties





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