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A bad odor; a stench. See Synonyms at stench.
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Noun1.malodor - a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasantmalodor - 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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The ADA Council on Scientific deems both the Unflavored and Gentle Mint varieties of oral rinse safe and effective in helping to reduce oral malodor when used as directed.
This study concludes firstly that poor oral hygiene attitude results into the bad breath or halitosis formation and secondly most of the subjects are having no hindrance in communication assumingly due to lack of self perception, lack of awareness about their own halitosis and lack of knowledge about the causes of oral malodor.
8,674,167 B2 Absorbent article comprising a malodor control composition having an acid catalyst: Ricky Ah-Man Woo, Hamilton, OH, US; Steven Anthony Horenziak, Cincinnati, OH, US; Rhonda Jean Jackson, Cincinnati, OH, US; Zaiyou Liu, West Chester, OH, US; Michael-Vincent Nario Malanyaon, Indian Springs, OH, US; Jason John Olchovy, West Chester, OH, US; and Christine Marie Readnour, Fort Mitchell, KY, US.
Diagnosis of malodor can be diagnosed by the following methods:
Vanata is named on the original patent held by Monsanto Corporation for I malodor counteractant material commercially known as Veliex.
Services include cleaning, restoration, and sanitizing of carpets, upholstery, drapes, tile and grout, and specialty services for spot and dye repair; as well as malodor treatments for smoking rooms, pet rooms, and PTAC units.
10) In children, caries experience and age were associated to malodor.
Ordenone is a concentrated compound that entraps malodor molecules - it "surrounds" malodor molecules such as sulfides, mercaptans, and certain aldehydes.
The scientists don't know the molecular nature of the inhibitor, just that the extracts have an inhibitory effect on oral malodor.
Bad breath, halitosis and oral malodor are labels placed on an unpleasant smell or odor that may emanate from the oral cavity.
This formula works on contact with cat urine malodor molecules, surrounds them within an encapsulating structure and then never releases them--leaving the environment fresh and odor-free," says Linda Valencia, senior R&D scientist at Hartz laboratories.
When it comes to malodor neutralization, Ordenone is already being used successfully by leading manufacturers in a wide variety of fabric refreshers and personal care products.