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mechanical transmission

The passive transfer of causative agents of disease, esp. by arthropods. This may be indirect, as when flies pick up organisms from excreta of humans or animals and deposit them on food, or direct, as when they pick up organisms from the body of a diseased individual and directly inoculate them into the body of another individual by bites or through open sores.
See: vector
See also: transmission
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The findings of the study will shed light on the potential role of cockroaches in the mechanical transmission of intestinal parasites and help to design more effcient control intervention strategy for the control of synanthropic cockroaches.
As shown in Figure 2, the EMT is composed of a motor, a mechanical transmission with three shafts, and a shift actuator.
Exports of mechanical transmission devices manufactured domestically should reach NT$19.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, up 70.9% year-on-year.
Reverting back to a mechanical transmission arrangement would effectively slam the door on any potential fuel, emissions and energy savings that could be gained by utilising the already installed, and hopefully soon to be extended, electrification infrastructure.
In this day of rapidly advancing research techniques in science, technology, and medicine, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to recognize that most inanimate objects, as well as bed bugs, could be involved in the mechanical transmission of diseases such as those mechanically transmitted by cockroaches and flies.
In 2008, sales revenue of high-speed heavy duty series gear transmission equipment, gear transmission equipment for construction materials, general purpose gear transmission equipment, gear transmission equipment for bar-rolling, wire-rolling and plate-rolling mills and other mechanical transmission equipment increased by 0.2%, 27.3%, 15.7%, 15.3% and 10.0% to approximately RMB28.9million (2007: RMB28.8 million), RMB461.0 million (2007: RMB362.2 million), RMB 166.6 million (2007: RMB144.0 million), RMB338.5 million (2007: RMB293.5 million) and RMB245.5 million (2007: RMB223.2 million) respectively.
Mechanical transmission is common and it is important that tack is not shared and that handlers change clothes and clean hands thoroughly before moving between horses.
* Eliminates all mechanical transmission parts, providing maintenance-free operation
The system has no mechanical transmission, a major maintenance item on traditional buses, and features a regenerative braking system that produces electric power.
GERWAH, based in Grosswallstadt, manufactures and sells products within mechanical transmission. The company has over 60 employees in Germany, the Czech Republic and the US, with an annual turnover of SEK100m.
The retrofit replaces a sheeter's existing wear-prone mechanical transmission or older drive with a more reliable electrical system.