transmissible


trans·mis·si·ble

adjective \tran(t)s-ˈmi-sə-bəl, tranz-\

: able to be spread to other people, animals, etc. : capable of being transmitted

Full Definition of TRANSMISSIBLE

:  capable of being transmitted <transmissible diseases>
trans·mis·si·bil·i·ty \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˌmi-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, (ˌ)tranz-\ noun

Examples of TRANSMISSIBLE

  1. The virus is highly transmissible to humans.
  2. <don't worry, the genetic disorder isn't transmissible from one generation to the next>

First Known Use of TRANSMISSIBLE

1644

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trans·mis·si·ble

adjective \tran(t)s-ˈmis-ə-bəl, tranz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSMISSIBLE

: capable of being transmitted (as from one person to another) <transmissible diseases>
trans·mis·si·bil·i·ty \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˌmis-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē, (ˌ)tranz-\ noun, plural trans·mis·si·bil·i·ties

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