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hal·i·to·sis

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

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

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

“Bad breath” can be caused by tooth decay, any condition that inhibits saliva secretion, or poor dental hygiene.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.halitosis - offensive breathhalitosis - offensive breath      
exhalation, halitus - exhaled breath
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Translations

halitosis

[ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs] Nhalitosis f
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halitosis

[ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs] nhalitose f
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halitosis

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

halitosis

[ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs] nalitosi f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hal·i·to·sis

n. halitosis, mal aliento.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

halitosis

n halitosis f, mal aliento (fam)
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The morning bad breath study conducted by scientists from the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam and other universities set out to determine if sipping or drinking water can help wash away the sulfur compounds and minimize breath odor. After testing the morning breath in 50 patients and taking sulfur compounds measurements, scientific results proved that sipping or drinking water will wash away bad smelling, sulphur-causing bacteria.
Impact of individual training parameters and manner of taking breath odor samples on the reliability of canines as cancer screeners.
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But for rodents, any food smell combined with breath odor sends an irresistible "eat this" message to the brain.
Ketone bodies will be seen in the blood and urine (ketonuria), and they are responsible for the sweet fruity breath odor. Interestingly, keto-acidosis may also be seen in starvation although the cause here is not lack of insulin but rather insufficient carbohydrate intake.
In addition, the advanced material does not support microbial growth which can lead to staining and breath odor. Polyphosphazene materials have unique properties based on an inorganic backbone and pendant groups consisting of organic, inorganic or organometallic molecules.
Gregg says, "Start with one drop and if there is any allergic reaction, don't use it at all." Garlicky breath odor, occasional nausea or drowsiness, and temporary itching, flaking, and burning at the application site are more common side effects.
Eliminate embarrassing breath odor (halitosis), which is usually caused by food trapped between teeth, according to the creators of Therabreath, located in drug stores, www.therabreath.com.