morning breath

noun

Definition of morning breath

: halitosis upon awakening from sleep that is caused by the buildup of bacteria in the mouth from decreased saliva production

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1968

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morning breath

noun morn·ing breath \ ˈmȯr-niŋ- \

medical Definition of morning breath

: halitosis upon awakening from sleep that is caused by the buildup of bacteria in the mouth due to decreased saliva production

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