[trans-mis-uh-buh l, tranz-]
- capable of being transmitted.
Origin of transmissible
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Examples from the Web for transmissibility
Mr. Galton first took up the subject of the transmissibility of intellectual gifts in his 'Hereditary Genius' .
The transmissibility of contagious abortion of cows appears to have been demonstrated experimentally for the first time by Brauer.Contagious Abortion of Cows
Ward J. MacNeal
But Weismann's argument rests not merely upon any difficulty or impossibility of the transmissibility of acquired characteristics.
The importance of use and disuse, and the transmissibility of their effects, would seem to supply a factor essential to evolution.
These results appear to conflict most seriously with the theory of the transmissibility of acquired modifications.Parallel Paths
Thomas William Rolleston
Word Origin and History for transmissibility
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Capable of being conveyed from one person to another.
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