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Related to fetor: fetor hepaticus, fetor oris

fetor

 [fe´tor]
stench or offensive odor.
hepatic fetor (fetor hepa´ticus) the peculiar odor of the breath characteristic of hepatic disease.
fetor o´ris halitosis.

fe·tor

(fē'tōr),
A very offensive odor.
[L. an offensive smell, fr. feteo, to stink]

fe·tor

(fē'tōr)
A very offensive odor.
[L. an offensive smell, fr. feteo, to stink]

fe·tor

(fē'tōr)
A very offensive odor.
[L. an offensive smell, fr. feteo, to stink]
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His scrotal skin had an ulcerative defect of 6x5x5(cm) with foul purulence, and the internal fascia was also covered with fetor pus and necrotic debris.
Other symptoms include fetor, epistaxis, sinusitis, headache and, in rare cases, epiphora.
In Moby-Dick, however, the Rose-Bud's ambergris afforded Ishmael subject matter for contemplating the polarities of fetor and attar, death and deliverance, coffin and life buoy.
Yet in time it seemed as if all this fetor did not emanate solely from the barrack; the unending, rankly decaying autumn reeked of iodoform, pitch and typhus as well; the same effluvia rose from the lowering, turbid sky that seemed day and night to seep its liquidity through an impermeable sieve, and the overcast days reeked in much the same way, the days of autumn one thousand nine hundred and twenty-one.
A: Nephrology nurses from years past will remember patients who presented in extreme late stages of uremia, with "uremic frost" over the skin, breath with the unmistakable "uremic fetor," myoclonus, nausea, pruritus, and hiccups ...
So close did the horses come to him that he smelled the fetor of their muzzles.
Inside it's pitch black & the air is hot & wet with the sweet fetor of rotting grass.
the vivid sapphire of daybreak tainted by a vaporous, gorge-swelling fetor.
It is defined as 'malodour with intensity beyond a socially acceptable level perceived'.1 Other terms include bad breath, breath odour, foul smells, foul breath, fetor ex ore, oral malodour and offensive breath.2
Intraoral examination showed limited jaw opening--II degree trismus and halitosis (fetor ex ore).
Unpleasant taste was present among majority of the patients (86%) undergoing dialysis, whereas it was nil in healthy individuals followed by uremic fetor that constituted 31% patients undergoing dialysis.