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 for transmitted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transmit \Trans*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transmitted; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Transmitting.] [L. transmittere, transmissum;
     trans across, over + mittere to send: cf. F. transmettre. See
     1. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by
        sending; to send from one person or place to another; to
        pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a
        memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or
        bills of exchange, from one country to another.
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              The ancientest fathers must be next removed, as
              Clement of Alexandria, and that Eusebian book of
              evangelic preparation, transmitting our ears through
              a hoard of heathenish obscenities to receive the
              gospel.                               --Milton.
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              The scepter of that kingdom continued to be
              transmitted in the dynasty of Castile. --Prescott.
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     2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light;
        metals transmit, or conduct, electricity.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: occurring among members of a family usually by heredity;
             "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically
             transmitted features" [syn: familial, genetic,
             hereditary, inherited, transmitted,

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