The act or process of transmitting; a transmission.
Transmission is the act of sending something like a cold or a message, or the part of a machine that transmits power from the engine to the moving parts.
The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.
A harmful or destructive influence:
Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness.
The invasion of bodily tissue by pathogenic microorganisms that proliferate, resulting in tissue injury that can progress to disease:
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
The definition of miasma is steam rising from rotting vegetable or animal matter.
A pernicious, evil influence or agent.
A source of spreading corruption or decay.
Any of various similar poisons, related to proteins, formed in certain plants, as ricin, or secreted by certain animals, as snake venom: toxins, when injected into animals or humans, typically initiate the formation of antitoxins
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
any disease easily transmitted by contact
Any of various diseases characterized by skin eruptions, as smallpox or chickenpox
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