Definition of "transmissibility" [trans•mis•si•bil•i•ty]

  • (noun) The condition of being transmissible
  • (noun) The extent to which something is transmissible

Use "transmissibility" in a sentence

  • "The authors also go on to explain that the danger posed by a virus isn't based solely on its lethality, but also on its transmissibility, which is the ability to jump from animals to humans and to survive by mutating to adapt to its new human host."
  • "Smith gestures toward a definition of epidemics that focuses on its transmissibility, via communication or transportation lines, though in some cases, the term comes awfully close to existing in the eye of the beholder."
  • "There are also cultural beliefs in play regarding the usage of condoms and transmissibility of the disease."

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