body odor


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body odor

If sweat is not washed off the skin, after a few hours bacterial activity will lead to unpleasant body odor.
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Noun1.body odor - malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathebody odor - malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe
fetidness, malodorousness, stinkiness, rankness, foulness - the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
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Trimming hair also prevents sweat and oil from hanging around and cuts down on the surface areas on which bacteria and sweat can react (remember, it is that reaction that leads to body odor).
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