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TRANSMISSION, civ. law. The right which heirs or legatees may have of passing to their successors, the inheritance or legacy to which they were entitled, if they happen to die without having exercised their rights. Domat, liv. 3, t. 1, s. 10; 4 Toull. n. 186; Dig. 50, 17, 54; Code, 6, 51.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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These data suggest that, in a general population sample, indirect fecal-oral transmission and living conditions are important risk factors in the spread of H.
The teams had no contact off the playing field, but with Duke players retching on the sidelines and playing in vomit and feces-stained uniforms, "both fecal-oral transmission and aerosol transmission of vomitus probably occurred," the researchers said.
To our knowledge, fecal-oral transmission is probably the main or only route of PEDV transmission (5-7).
Fecal-oral transmission of Cryptosporidium oocysts can occur via ingestion of contaminated recreational water, drinking water, or food, or via contact with infected persons or animals, most notably preweaned calves (1).