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car·ies

 (kâr′ēz)
n.
1. Decay of a bone or tooth, especially dental caries.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Instances of such decay, especially dental cavities: a child with several caries.

[Latin cariēs.]

caries

(ˈkɛəriːz)
n, pl -ies
(Pathology) progressive decay of a bone or a tooth
[C17: from Latin: decay; related to Greek kēr death]

car•ies

(ˈkɛər iz, -iˌiz)

n., pl. -ies.
1. decay, as of bone or of plant tissue.
[1625–35; < Latin]
car′i•ous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caries - soft decayed area in a toothcaries - soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
decay - the process of gradually becoming inferior
Translations
تسوّس ، نَخْرُ العِظام
kaz
caries
fogszuvasodás
tannskemmd
ėduoniskariesas
kariess
zubný kaz
çürükdiş çürüğü

caries

[ˈkɛərɪiːz] NSINGcaries f inv

caries

nKaries f

caries

[ˈkɛərɪiːz] n (Dentistry) → carie f

caries

(ˈkeəriiːz) noun
decay or rottenness of the teeth.

car·ies

pl. caries).
1. destrucción progresiva de tejido óseo;
2. caries dentales, pop. dientes picados;
dental carie___ dental;
distal ______ distal;
fissure ______ de fisura.

caries

n caries f
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Na etnia Xavante (25, 33, 66), localizada no estado de Mato Grosso, regiao Centro-Oeste do Brasil, verificou-se maior incidencia de caries com aumento da idade, com risco relativo duas vezes maior para adultos em comparacao aos jovens (P < 0,01).
Il est inconcevable que depuis 24 ans et avec tous les moyens mis en place grace au partenariat entre le ministere de la sante, celui de l'education nationale, de l'enseignement superieur, de la formation des cadres et de la recherche scientifique et la societe Colgate-Palmolive, nous en soyons reduit a constater les degats que causent les caries dentaires, ainsi que les autres maladies parodontales.
Nao obstante o valor aceitavel do CPOD, o alto percentual de escolares da rede publica com caries nao tratadas no presente estudo (44,7%) e preocupante.