Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The secretion of strongly smelling perspiration. Also called bromidrosis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) The secretion of fetid sweat.

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  • noun body odour

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Examples

  • Bromhidrosis or body odour also called bromidrosis, osmidrosis and ozochrotia is the smell of bacteria growing on the body.

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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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  • New research shows that a "breast cancer gene" causes osmidrosis and makes earwax wet and sticky

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  • New research shows that a "breast cancer gene" causes osmidrosis and makes earwax wet and sticky

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