noun. 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.
Sentences with fomite
“At this point, we know that while fomite transmission can happen, it is not the dominant mode,” Allen says.
2. Noun, singular or mass
“Moving the pathogens from a fomite to a portal entry — like your eyes, mouth or nose — is not an effective way to spread the infection.”