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transmissible

 [trans-mis´€ĭ-b'l]
capable of transmission.
transmissible neurodegenerative disease prion disease.

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl),
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a transmissible disease, an infectious or contagious disease.

transmissible

/trans·mis·si·ble/ (trans-mis´ĭ-b'l) capable of being transmitted.

transmissible

[-mis′ibəl]
Etymology: L, transmittere, to transmit
capable of being passed from one person or place to another, as in the transmission of a disease.

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl)
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another, as a transmissible disease, an infectious or contagious disease.

transmissible

Able to be passed from one person or organism to another, as in the case of infectious disease or genetic disorder.

trans·mis·si·ble

(trans-mis'i-bĕl)
Capable of being transmitted (carried across) from one person to another.

transmissible

said of a disease capable of being transmitted from one animal to another. There are very many such diseases but most are not included below because the word 'transmissible' is not a part of the disease's name in common usage.

canine transmissible venereal tumor
see canine transmissible venereal tumor.
transmissible gastroenteritis
1. a highly infectious disease of baby pigs caused by a coronavirus. It is manifested by vomiting and diarrhea, severe dehydration and a high mortality rate. In older pigs the syndrome is similar but less severe and many pigs survive—others are infected but show no clinical signs. Called also TGE.
2. a disease of turkeys caused by a coronavirus. It affects birds of all ages and is characterized by wet droppings and weight loss. Called also coronaviral enteritis, bluecomb.
transmissible lymphosarcoma, transmissible reticulum cell tumor
see canine transmissible venereal tumor.
transmissible murine colonic hyperplasia
caused by Citrobacter freundii in suckling mice; characterized by diarrhea, weight loss, rectal prolapse, high mortality rate.
transmissible porcine genital papillomatosis
transmissible serositis
see sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis.

Patient discussion about transmissible

Q. How flu is passing? I have too small children, and in the class of the older one there’s an outbreak of flu with many sick children. The last time my little son had the flu was like a hell for him, and I really won’t to prevent it. What can I do?

A. The virus (the creature that cause flu is spread in secretions from the nose, mouth etc, and children may be infective even days before they actually have visible disease.
However, simple measures, such as covering the nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing and washing hands thoroughly may minimize the transmission of the flu from child to child.

Q. Do I have hepatitis? I'm volunteering in a shelter for homeless people, and there are many drug addicts there. Yesterday, as I was serving them food one of the residents of the shelter (who I know to be a long term drug addict that uses heroine) coughed and expelled blood on my bare hands (apparently he had some lung disease). Do I now have hepatitis? I know that it's very common among drug addicts, and that it's transmitted through blood contact. I checked my hands and I didn't have any wounds or scratches, but I heard the virus can infect you even if you don't have any wound, is that right?

A. The chances of you getting hep c are very slim to none but my ? to you is why were you not wearing gloves to serve food ?

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When the original oxygen transmissibility requirement criteria were established, the Dk/t of 87 recommended for overnight lens wear was considered prohibitive, and unlikely to be achieved.
This work characterized and compared transmissibility of seat cushions in two ways: by directly measuring transmissibility while nondisabled individuals propelled a manual WC through a road course and by using a material testing system (MTS) to characterize cushion stiffness, which was then input into a mathematical model of the human-cushion system.
Figure 4 presents some results on the transmissibility T evolution versus excitation frequency v, with the magnitude in decibels (dB) described by:
It is a prion disease requiring a protein component (prion) for transmissibility, similar to kuru, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease), and scrapie.
The World Health Organisation warned: "If SARS maintains its present pathogenicity and transmissibility, it could become the first severe new disease of the 21st century with global epidemic potential.
The transmissibility of antibiotic resistant bacteria or genes among animals and humans and the transfer of genes from antibiotic resistant bacteria to other kinds of bacteria associated with animals raise concerns about the use of antibiotics in agriculture.
According to Tom Malmsbury, a scientist with the Colorado Department of Wildlife, "Three separate transmissibility studies are currently underway to determine if CWD can infect U.
Experience with human-to-human transplantation has demonstrated the transmissibility of infectious agents from donor to recipient through transplants (e.
With an oxygen transmissibility level of 175, Focus NIGHT&DAY extended wear lenses transmit the industry's highest amount of oxygen to the eye's cornea.
It was, at once, promising and attractive for its obvious advantages of speed and transmissibility, and profoundly elusive and confounding to the library community because of its intangibility and malleability.
The transmissibility indicates the ratio of response force to the excitation force.
It's determined by the transmissibility of disease, the severity of the symptoms and the susceptible population.