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malodor

[mal′ōd·ər]
(physiology)
A bad or foul odor.
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Breath malodor in an asthmatic patient caused by side-effects of medication: a case report and review of the literature.
An absorbent article comprising a malodor control composition disposed therein, said malodor control composition comprising: at least one volatile aldehyde; an acid catalyst having a vapor pressure of about 0.
24) Although the multiple possible aetiologies include oral and non-oral causes, the majority of breath malodor cases originate from the oral cavity.
2,11) Eighty-seven percent of the incoming patients with severe malodor who attended a specialized clinic for halitosis in Belgium (11) had their problem related to oral factors.
The term halitosis, also referred to as oral malodor, fetor ex ore, bromopnea and bad breath, is generally used to describe breath odor regardless of its origin.
It works wherever cat urine malodor molecules are found," says Valencia.
Industry Foundation of Chonnam National University (Gwang-Ju, Korea) has patented bacteria inhibiting halitosis or oral malodor.
SpillCure is said to be easily molded, and can be a delivery vehicle for consumer chemicals, such as pest repellents, anti-microbial agents, malodor control and agricultural additives.
Alternatively, since malodor impairs performance, possibly jasmine acts by masking the underlying stench of the bowling alley.
When counteractants are in use, instead of only smelling the unpleasant odor, people are exposed to two different compounds: the malodor and the chemical matched with it that changes how their noses sense it.
5] By eliminating an exudate that breeds aerobic and anaerobic infection, a more rapid re-epithelialization may occur, and the malodor may be reduced.
Halitosis is a malodor emerging from the oral cavity which leads to anxiety and psychosocial embarrassment.