GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) A discharge of fetid matter from the nostril, particularly if associated with ulceration of the soft parts and disease of the bones of the nose.
- n. a chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures
“Decomposition of secretion produces tracheal "ozena," while the accumulated crusts give rise to the sensation of a foreign body and may seriously interfere with respiration, making bronchoscopic removal imperative.”
“Wiesman, in 1893, reported a rhinolith, which was composed of a cherry-stone enveloped in chalk, that had been removed after a sojourn of sixty years, with intense ozena as a consequence of its lodgment.”
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