Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a t. disease, an infectious or contagious disease.

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trans·mis·si·ble tran(t)s-'mis-ə-bəl, tranz- adj capable of being transmitted (as from one person to another) <\transmissible diseases>
trans·mis·si·bil·i·ty (.)tran(t)s-.mis-ə-'bil-ət-ē, (.)tranz- n, pl -ties

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trans·mis·si·ble (trans-misґĭ-bəl) capable of being transmitted from one individual, part, or species to another.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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