ozena


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Related to ozena: atrophic rhinitis
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Noun1.ozena - a chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures
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* Iatrogenic - Caldwell-Luc operation, Lautenschlager-Halle ozena operation, radical maxillectomy, ethmoidectomy, Sturmann-Canfield operation, postpunctal occlusion
Atrophic rhinitis (AR) is a chronic nasal disease that is characterized by progressive atrophy of the nasal mucosa and underlying bone of the turbinates and the presence of a viscid secretion that emits a characteristic foul odor sometimes called ozena (a stench).
and Ozena. See, from Eastern Nigeria Guardian: 'The lovers' quarrel', 8 February 1940; 'Why remain a bachelor', 22 February 1940; 'Man and love', 2 April 1940; 'Who should love more', 31 May 1940; 'The true love', 3 August 1940; 'Is African love genuine?', 18 September 1940; 'Our modern girls', 3 January 1941.