Definitions for halitosisˌhæl ɪˈtoʊ sɪs

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  1. halitosis(noun)

    offensive breath

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  1. halitosis(Noun)

    The condition of having stale or foul-smelling breath.

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  1. Halitosis

    Halitosis or bad breath occurs when noticeably unpleasant odors are exhaled in breathing. Halitosis is estimated to be the third most frequent reason for seeking dental aid, following tooth decay and periodontal disease.

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  1. Halitosis

    An offensive, foul breath odor resulting from a variety of causes such as poor oral hygiene, dental or oral infections, or the ingestion of certain foods.

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