- The conveyance of disease from one person to another.
- The passage of a nerve impulse across an anatomic cleft, as in autonomic or central nervous system synapses and at neuromuscular junctions, by activation of a specific chemical mediator that stimulates or inhibits the structure across the synapse.
- In general, passage of energy through a material.
[L. transmissio, a sending across]
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