Of course, if these minor faults are transmissible, we will not be surprised that graver moral defects are passed on.
In explanation, it has been stated that what is known as genius is not transmissible.
And yet there are people who declare that genius is not transmissible.
We find that evil traits and tendencies of mind or morals are transmissible.
On matters of transmissible disease and racial poisons there is much literature.
In this broad sense there is no character that is not transmissible.
When any character occurs in both, it is generally spoken of as transmissible and of having been transmitted.
Longevity has long been recognized as one of the most transmissible of family traits.
Handbook on the parasitology of man together with a treatise on the vectors of transmissible diseases.
Special weakness thus created is transmissible to the offspring.
transmissible trans·mis·si·ble (trāns-mĭs'ə-bəl, trānz-)
Capable of being conveyed from one person to another.