Communicability



[kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buh l] /kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being easily or transmitted:
communicable information; a communicable disease.
2.
talkative; .
/kəˈmjuːnɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being communicated
2.
(of a disease or its causative agent) capable of being passed on readily
adj.

late 14c., from Old French communicable, from Late Latin communicabilis, from communicare (see communication).

communicable com·mu·ni·ca·ble (kə-myōō’nĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
Transmittable between persons or species; contagious.
communicable
(kə-my’nĭ-kə-bəl)
Capable of being transmitted from a person or animal to another person or animal, either through direct or indirect transmission, including insect or other vectors. Chickenpox is a communicable disease.

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