- transmissible encephalopathy,
- transmissible spongiform encephalopathy,
Origin of transmigration
Examples from the Web for transmigration
Their principal dogma was the immortality of the soul and its transmigration into other bodies.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
He believed in the transmigration of souls, and the indestructibility of matter.Meditations|Marcus Aurelius
This is the conception embodied in the word "transmigration."Comparative Religion|J. Estlin Carpenter
Those Chinese women that believe in the transmigration of souls hope “in the next world to be anything but a woman.”The Modern Woman's Rights Movement|Kaethe Schirmacher
By a sort of transmigration of souls the vital force is redistributed, that is all.Paris and the Social Revolution|Alvan Francis Sanborn
c.1300, from Late Latin transmigrationem (nominative transmigratio) "change of country," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin transmigrare "to wander, to migrate," from trans- "over" (see trans-) + migrare "to migrate" (see migration). Originally literal, in reference to the removal of the Jews into the Babylonian captivity; general sense of "passage from one place to another" is attested from late 14c.; sense of "passage of the soul after death into another body" first recorded 1590s.