[trans-mis-uh-buh l, tranz-]
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Origin of transmissible

1635–45; < Latin trānsmiss(us) (see transmission) + -ible
Related formstrans·mis·si·bil·i·ty, nounun·trans·mis·si·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for transmissible

1640s, from Latin transmiss-, stem of transmittere (see transmit) + -ible.

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transmissible in Medicine


[trăns-mĭsə-bəl, trănz-]
  1. Capable of being conveyed from one person to another.
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