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The fetor of the skin, so characteristic of the negro, is not found in the Bushman.

Fetor of the breath, the perspiration and the skin are likewise noticeable.

Do they, as many saints have done, smell the fetor of sin, the foul reek of evil in the souls that pass by them?

Fetor exhaled from its gaping jaws, smoke from its nostrils; its eyes were flame.

When fetor exists, as during the detachment of patches of exudation, antiseptic and detergent sprays may be employed.

As the fetor of these abscesses is horrible, they should be injected with a solution of permanganate of potash or liq.

In gangrenous or foul ulcers; to correct the fetor of the discharge, and to hasten the sloughing.

There is not that degree of fetor in the fæces, in diarrhœa, which takes place in dysentery.

Lemna minor where the crusts and the muco-purulent discharge are very abundant with fetor (in rhinitis atrophics).

From the mixture of these different flavours proceeds the fetor which accompanies the putrefaction of animal substances.

WORD ORIGIN

"offensive smell," mid-15c., from Latin fetor, foetor, from fetere (see fetid).

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