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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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TMM[TM] (Total Malodor Management[TM]); Nano Technology; Oral Care; Deodorants; Piezoelectric Technology; Gel Technology.
Pseudohalitosis patients do not have a real source of halitosis but patients complain about the presence of oral malodor. These patients are convinced that they do not have oral malodor during diagnosis and treatment (24).
US Patent No.: 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.
(10) In children, caries experience and age were associated to malodor. (7) Whether these associations are causal is not clear.
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. They would like to isolate the bacterial-inhibiting material in order to reap the biggest anti-bacterial benefits from coffee.