The transmissibility of acquired diseases is a question involved in more of a haze of ignorance and loose thinking.
Mr. Galton first took up the subject of the transmissibility of intellectual gifts in his 'Hereditary Genius' .
The importance of use and disuse, and the transmissibility of their effects, would seem to supply a factor essential to evolution.
The transmissibility of contagious abortion of cows appears to have been demonstrated experimentally for the first time by Brauer.
These results appear to conflict most seriously with the theory of the transmissibility of acquired modifications.
But Weismann's argument rests not merely upon any difficulty or impossibility of the transmissibility of acquired characteristics.
On these and similar phenomena depend the relative permanency and transmissibility of the variations.
Because a parent dies before the development of the trait does not preclude its transmissibility to his offspring.
transmissible trans·mis·si·ble (trāns-mĭs'ə-bəl, trānz-)
Capable of being conveyed from one person to another.