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fomas
Foment
Fomentation
Fomented
Fomenter
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Fomes
Fomes igniarius
fomiba
fomibnu
fomido
fomigu
fomipu
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fond of
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fomite definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another [syn: fomite, vehicle]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural fomites) Etymology: back-formation from fomites, from New Latin, plural of fomit-, fomes, from Latin, kindling wood; akin to Latin fov?re to heat more at foment Date: 1803 an object (as a dish or an article of clothing) that may be contaminated with infectious organisms and serve in their transmission



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