malodour

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malodour

(mælˈəʊdə)
n
a foul or unpleasant smell
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malodour - a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasantmalodour - a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, odor - the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
niff, pong - an unpleasant smell
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Oral malodours were drastically reduced after treating chronic periodontitis.
Pseudo-Halitosis is described as a condition in which patient believes significant malodour is present but on examination there is no evident pungent odour.
Cleaning solutions specialist, Nilco, has launched Orange Clean, designed to tackle tough grease and soils leaving work areas clean, hygienic and free from malodours.