- From Latin hālitus ("whiff, breath"), m. (4th decl.). (Wiktionary)
- Latin hālitus, breath (akin to hālāre, to breathe) + -osis. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And I know that halitosis is a sign of bad oral health.”
“Listerine did invent the term halitosis, but they weren't the first to take issue with it.”
“To start, "morning breath" is really just plain old bad breath, called halitosis.”
“Bad-breath also known as halitosis is a common problem amongst many people.”
“The idea is to make people aware that having fresh breath is part of overall health and wellness, and that the solution to bad breath -- technically known as halitosis -- can be relatively simple.”
“HealthDay News -- Bad breath -- medically called halitosis -- is frequently caused by rotting food particles that collect between the teeth, on the tongue and near the gumline.”
“The bad breath or also known as halitosis originates in the mouth.”
“With more than 90 million people suffering from chronic bad breath (also called halitosis), that's a lot of wilted flowers.”
“And the old ones that I was used to, 'halitosis' and 'Hallelujah.”
“Dry mouth is a result of dehydration and lead to halitosis as the bacteria that cause unpleasant odors thrive in a dry environment.”
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