malodour


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malodour

(mælˈəʊdə)
n
a foul or unpleasant smell
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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1 Other terms include bad breath, breath odour, foul smells, foul breath, fetor ex ore, oral malodour and offensive breath.
Volatile sulphur compounds (VSC) are the most common gases that contribute to oral malodour.
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.
Oral medicine--update for the dental practitioner: Oral malodour.
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.
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.
Cleaning solutions specialist, Nilco, has launched Orange Clean, designed to tackle tough grease and soils leaving work areas clean, hygienic and free from malodours.