halitosis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by doctor Joseph William Howe in 1874 and described as being derived from from the Latin hālitus (whiff, breath) and the Greek νόσος (nósos, disease)". It can be also understood as combination of the Latin hālitus and the English suffix +‎ -osis.

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Noun[edit]

halitosis (countable and uncountable, plural halitoses)

  1. (pathology) The condition of having stale or foul-smelling breath.

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aliˈtosis/, [aliˈt̪osis]

Noun[edit]

halitosis f (plural halitosis)

  1. halitosis

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