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halitus

[hal-i-tuh s] /ˈhæl ɪ təs/
noun, plural halituses.
1.
breath; exhalation; vapor.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin, equivalent to hāl(āre) to breathe, exhale + -itus suffix of v. action (probably by analogy with spīritus spirit)
Related forms
halituosity
[huh-lich-oo-os-i-tee] /həˌlɪtʃ uˈɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
halituous
[huh-lich-oo-uh s] /həˈlɪtʃ u əs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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halitus in Medicine

halitus hal·i·tus (hāl'ĭ-təs)
n.
An exhalation, as of a breath or vapor.

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