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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. 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) The scepter of that kingdom continued to be transmitted in the dynasty of Castile. (Prescott)

2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light; metals transmit, or conduct, electricity.

Origin: L. Transmittere, transmissum; trans across, over _ mittere to send: cf. F. Transmettre. See Missile.

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experiences occur separately?

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by wildfunguy
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
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Why do neurones only have one axon?

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by Drredfrizzle
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:46 pm
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Topic: Why do neurones only have one axon?
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Why do neurones only have one axon?

I have just learnt about neurones. I wonder why neurones have only one axon. Can they transmit nerve impulses faster and more rapidly when they have more axons? Does having more axons help in coordination? Could anyone tell me why neurons have only one axons? Thanks ...

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by startanewww
Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:39 am
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Re: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense

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