bromo-, brom- +
(Greek: stench, stink, bad odor; unpleasant bodily odor; bromine)
Be careful not to confuse this "stink", "bad odor" group with another unit of broma words meaning "food".
There is also a Chemical Element: bromine which requires special attention.
2. Also called kakidrosis, cacidrosis, fetid sweat, fetid perspiration, osmidrosis, ozochrotia.
Bromhidrosis, or body odor, is caused by bacteria growing on the body. These bacteria multiply considerably in the presence of sweat, but sweat itself is almost totally odorless. Body odor is associated with the hair, feet, crotch (upper medial thigh), anus, skin in general, breasts, armpits, genitals, and pubic hair.
When a person has bromidrosiphobia he or she often takes an excessive number of baths or showers in hopes that such a smell will no longer be present.
2. Foul breath which may be caused by a disease within the mouth (dental caries, severe ulcerative stomatitis, ulceromembranous pharyngitis, etc.) or the nose (ozena, malignant disease, etc.), but frequently defies medical diagnosis.
3. Also known as, halitosis, fetor ex ore, stomatodysodia, and ozostomia.
2. Foul-smelling perspiration, or sweating, of the feet.
2. A malodorous perspiration of the feet.