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  • n. Alternative form of bromidrosis.

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  • Furthermore, some fragrant herbs such as Moschus moschiferus, Gleditsia sinensis and camphor, were used to get rid of the foul odour of bromhidrosis.

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  • B.O., bromhidrosis, osmidrosis and ozochrotia, is a perceived unpleasant smell our bodies can give off when bacteria that live on the skin break down sweat into acids - some say it is the smell of bacteria growing on the body, but it really is the result of bacteria breaking down protein into certain acids.

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  • Apocrine bromhidrosis affects the axillae after puberty, and eccrine bromhidrosis is generalized, with excessive sweating. "

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  • John, babies know this. When yours is a bit older, maybe this September, go sit outside on the lawn, hold the baby under his arms and try to put his feet on the grass (as if to stand him up). Watch what he does! (I'm assuming WC is a boy...)

    May 27, 2008

  • "But for many people, the joy of feeling the cool grass underfoot may outweigh one of its consequences, bromhidrosis, known colloquially as stinky feet, which is caused by bacteria that thrive in moist places — and thus is a risk of putting wet feet back into shoes and free spirits under wraps again."

    The New York Times, Barefoot in the Park? Watch Your Step, by Anemona Hartocollis, May 26, 2008

    May 27, 2008