Tomes vs Fomes - What's the difference?

tomes | fomes |


As a proper noun tomes

is .

As a noun fomes is

(medicine|obsolete) any substance supposed to be capable of absorbing, retaining, and transporting contagious or infectious germs.

tomes

English

Noun

(head)
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    fomes

    English

    Noun

    (fomites)
  • (medicine, obsolete) Any substance supposed to be capable of absorbing, retaining, and transporting contagious or infectious germs.
  • Woollen clothes are said to be active fomites .
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