caries

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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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Patients often experience a sharp increase in rampant cervical caries not only because of the anticholinergic effects of lithium and other psychotropic medications, but also because they use candies or sweetened beverages to provide some form of oral lubrication.
Impacted mandibular third molars that contact cemento-enamel junction of second molar place this tooth at risk of dis- tal cervical caries.
Even the presence of cervical caries at the site has been found as not compromising the treatment outcome.