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caries

decay, as of bone: dental caries
Not to be confused with:
carries – conveys or transports from one place to another: He carries her books home from school.
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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.]
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caries

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

(ˈkɛər iz, -iˌiz)

n., pl. -ies.
1. decay, as of bone or of plant tissue.
[1625–35; < Latin]
car′i•ous, adj.
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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
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Translations
تسوّس ، نَخْرُ العِظام
kaz
caries
fogszuvasodás
tannskemmd
ėduoniskariesas
kariess
zubný kaz
çürükdiş çürüğü

caries

[ˈkɛərɪiːz] NSINGcaries f inv
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caries

nKaries f
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caries

[ˈkɛərɪiːz] n (Dentistry) → carie f
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caries

(ˈkeəriiːz) noun
decay or rottenness of the teeth.
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car·ies

pl. caries).
1. destrucción progresiva de tejido óseo;
2. caries dentales, pop. dientes picados;
dental carie___ dental;
distal ______ distal;
fissure ______ de fisura.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

caries

n caries f
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References in periodicals archive ?
This treatment philosophy may impose a tremendous financial burden, especially in a developing country such as Pakistan; hence it may be more sensible to identify and record early enamel caries, which are mostly non-cavitated, as they can be treated via cheaper preventive measures to prevent further progression.
This study also showed 48.15% of children with teeth having an enamel caries lesion which would require preventive measures, dental health education and regular surveillance.
The range of inter examiner kappa value for enamel caries lay between 0.814 and 0.928 while for enamel and dentine it ranged from 0.592 to 0.8569.
Balam et al., "Comparative study regarding the effect of different remineralizing products on primary and permanent teeth enamel caries lesions," Revista de Chimie, vol.
The daily use of fluoride mouth rinse (FluoriGard[R] 0.05%NaF) at a different time apart from the time of teeth brushing helped to maximise fluoride exposure and, thus, encourage the remineralisation process of the incipient enamel caries lesions.
The most common findings comprise extensive loss of tooth tissue, tooth sensitivity, excessive attrition leading to a short clinical crown, spacing in the anterior region of the dentition, normal or light proximal contacts in the posterior region, and a general enamel caries resistance.
Also, several profound caries on deciduous teeth and initial enamel caries on permanent first molars were observed.
Karlsson, "Evaluation of dental enamel caries assessment using quantitative light induced fluorescence and optical coherence tomography," Journal of Biophotonics, vol.
In recent decades, improved understanding of the ultrastructure and the dynamic nature of enamel caries [1] has led to a paradigm shift in the management of lesions from an operative-restorative approach towards a prevention-remineralization concept.