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transmit

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transitive verb trans·mit \tran(t)s-ˈmit, tranz-\

Medical Definition of transmit

transmitted; transmitting

  1. :  to pass, transfer, or convey from one person or place to another: asa:  to pass or convey by heredity <transmit a genetic abnormality>b:  to convey (infection) abroad or to another <mosquitoes transmit malaria>c:  to cause (energy) to be conveyed through space or a medium <substances that transmit nerve impulses>





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