halitosis

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

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halitosis (countable and uncountable, plural halitoses)

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

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aliˈtosis/, [a.liˈt̪o.sis]

Noun[edit]

halitosis f (plural halitosis)

  1. halitosis

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