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  1. ozena, ozaenanoun

    a chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures


  1. ozena

    Chronic atrophic rhinitis, or simply atrophic rhinitis, is a chronic inflammation of the nose characterised by atrophy of nasal mucosa, including the glands, turbinate bones and the nerve elements supplying the nose. Chronic atrophic rhinitis may be primary and secondary. Special forms of chronic atrophic rhinitis are rhinitis sicca anterior and ozaena. It can also be described as the empty nose syndrome.


  1. ozena

    Ozena is a medical condition characterized by severe atrophy of the nasal mucous membrane, resulting in foul-smelling nasal discharge, nasal crusting, and in some cases, nosebleeds and loss of sense of smell. It is also known as atrophic rhinitis. Despite being considered a rare condition, it is more frequently found in developing countries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ozena in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ozena in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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