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AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does airborne transmission mean? 

AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION (noun)
  The noun AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION has 1 sense:

1. a transmission mechanism in the which the infectious agent is spread as an aerosol and usually enters a person through the respiratory tract

  Familiarity information: AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION (noun)


Sense 1airborne transmission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A transmission mechanism in the which the infectious agent is spread as an aerosol and usually enters a person through the respiratory tract

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("airborne transmission" is a kind of...):

transmission mechanism (any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being)


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