Examples of transmissible in a Sentence
The virus is highly transmissible to humans.
don't worry, the genetic disorder isn't transmissible from one generation to the next
Recent Examples of transmissible from the Web
If this diagnosis is correct, distemper is not transmissible to humans, but can be spread to dogs who come in contact with zombie raccoons.
Nutria have been known to degrade water quality and contaminate water supplies with parasites and diseases that are transmissible to humans and other animals.
The disease is transmissible to other mammals, including dogs and humans, and can be deadly.
At least two flu pandemics in the past century—in 1957 and 1968—originated in the Middle Kingdom and were triggered by avian viruses that evolved to become easily transmissible between humans.
The outbreak is beginning to resemble the early stages of the West African Ebola crisis in 2014: a lethal disease normally confined to sparsely populated rural areas has reached crowded cities and is spreading in a highly transmissible form.
To date, the only other species with a transmissible cancer is a soft-shell clam.
Deer now had their own transmissible spongiform encephalopathy.
The fact that Zika is occasionally transmissible via sex is not a game-changer, Lobel said.
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TRANSMISSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transmissible for English Language Learners
: able to be spread to other people, animals, etc. : capable of being transmitted
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