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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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Les compagnies aeriennes doivent rafraichir les connaissances de leurs membres d'equipage (poste de pilotage et personnel de cabine) pour ameliorer la prise en charge et la communication avec la tour de controle en cas de cas suspect de maladie transmissible a bord".
Many of these disordered aspects of lifestyle are 'communicable' or 'transmissible' or contagious.
Cytomorphological characterization of transmissible canine veneral tumor.
"We really need to understand why H7N9 is lethal and transmissible, and what is different in this one resistant H7N9.
The present report describes a case of extra genital canine transmissible venereal tumor.
In order to avoid the spread of transmissible diseases, those in the medical field are asked to follow the standard universal precaution for infection control requirements.
The service will offer guidance in a wide range of topics such how to become pregnant; how to breastfeed; the risks of having marriage with close relatives; blood incompatibility; the prevention of sexually transmissible diseases; and mental health.
Cytological diagnostic of transmissible venereal tumor in the Botucatu region, Brazil (descriptive study: 1994-2003).
"Its replication in humans will provide further opportunities for the virus to acquire more mutations and become more virulent and transmissible in the human population," the authors wrote.
Human prion disease falls within the transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSEs) category of diseases (Concise Medical Dictionary 2002), which are all closely related and are currently fatal neurodegenerative disorders.

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