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  • n. A discharge of foetid matter from the nostril, particularly if associated with ulceration of the soft parts and disease of the bones of the nose.

Etymologies

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From Latin ozaena, from Ancient Greek ὄζαινα (ozaina, "a fetid polyp") from the verb ὄζω (ozō, "smell").

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