malodour


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malodour

(mælˈəʊdə)
n
a foul or unpleasant smell
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Noun1.malodour - a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasantmalodour - 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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But, due to the malodour, #TheNoseKnows their presence.
The proportion of pseudo-halitosis patients in a multidisciplinary breath malodour consultation.
The association of periodontal disease with oral malodour in a Japanese population.
(1, 2) Other terms used are bad or foul breath, breath malodour, oral malodour, foetor ex-ore, and foetor oris.
Prevalence of breath malodour in 7-11-year-old children living in Middle Anatolia, Turkey.
Relating breath malodour to food constituents and oral health 7.
In practice both the offensive odour and the malodour are usually perceived and eventually, over a prolonged period of time, even the most pleasant smell tends to become offensive.
It is defined as 'malodour with intensity beyond a socially acceptable level perceived'.1 Other terms include bad breath, breath odour, foul smells, foul breath, fetor ex ore, oral malodour and offensive breath.2
Clinical reliability of non-organoleptic oral malodour measurements.
Pseudo-Halitosis is described as a condition in which patient believes significant malodour is present but on examination there is no evident pungent odour.2