body odour


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Noun1.body odour - malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathebody odour - malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe
fetidness, malodorousness, stinkiness, rankness, foulness - the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
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Body odour can be very offensive but what is strange is the fact that those unfortunate enough to suffer from this, are rarely aware of the problem.
Our study found that body odour lured the mosquitoes better.
When we perspire, bacteria on the skin multiply and break down sweat into acids which cause unpleasant body odour.
You can do a number of things on your own to reduce sweating and body odour.
Employees said they struggle to confront the issue of body odour directly, with 19 per cent of office workers reporting they had complained to bosses about a colleague's smell.
The westernisation of lifestyles such as eating more meat is believed to have caused the body odour issue to become relatively prevalent among the Japanese.
Researchers have long thought this was to do with body odour.
There's much more to body odour than passing asniff test
What the researchers found most surprising is the fact that the malaria infection leaves its mark on body odour for life.
As well as being annoyed by children on flights, travellers also complained of people with bad body odour.
Bad body odour is caused when bacteria living on the skin break down protein and fatty substances secreted by sweat glands in the armpits and groin.
The ability of human body odour to communicate information between individuals is supported by an ever-expanding body of research.