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fomites

División en sílabas: fom·i·tes
Pronunciación: /ˈfōməˌtēz
 
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Definición de fomites en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Medicine
Objects or materials that are likely to carry infection, such as clothes, utensils, and furniture.
Example sentences
  • Transmission by virus-contaminated hands or fomites is less likely.
  • Moreover, they may contaminate fomites that can transmit the disease to persons who do not have direct contact with the animals.
  • Transmission is by person to person and fomites, such as bedding and clothing.

Origen

early 19th century: from Latin, plural of fomes, literally 'kindling wood, tinder'.

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