transmissible

[ trans-mis-uh-buh l, tranz- ]SEE DEFINITION OF transmissible

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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.

The source of all variation, which is transmissible by sowing, resides in the seeds.

Progress of this kind is not transmissible; only physiological acquisitions are transmissible.

It was he who discovered that filariasis is transmissible by this method alone.

In this broad sense there is no character that is not transmissible.

"But acquired traits are not transmissible," Terry declared.

Longevity has long been recognized as one of the most transmissible of family traits.

Special weakness thus created is transmissible to the offspring.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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