halitosis

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hal·i·to·sis

 (hăl′ĭ-tō′sĭs)
[Latin hālitus, breath (akin to hālāre, to breathe) + -osis.]

halitosis

(ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the state or condition of having bad breath
[C19: New Latin, from Latin hālitus breath, from hālāre to breathe]

hal•i•to•sis

(ˌhæl ɪˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
a condition of having offensive-smelling breath; bad breath.
[1870–75; < Latin hali(tus) breath (hāl(āre) to breathe, exhale + -itus suffix of v. action + -osis]

halitosis

bad breath; an unpleasant odor emanating from the mouth.
See also: Odors

halitosis

“Bad breath” can be caused by tooth decay, any condition that inhibits saliva secretion, or poor dental hygiene.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.halitosis - offensive breathhalitosis - offensive breath      
exhalation, halitus - exhaled breath
Translations

halitosis

[ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs] Nhalitosis f

halitosis

[ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs] nhalitose f

halitosis

halitosis

[ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs] nalitosi f

hal·i·to·sis

n. halitosis, mal aliento.

halitosis

n halitosis f, mal aliento (fam)
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