caries noun soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
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(kav´ĭ-te) a hollow or space, or a potential space, within the body or one of its organs. Called also caverna and cavum. the lesion produced by dental caries.
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• (n.) Hollowness. • (n.) A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
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(L. cavitas) a hollow place or space, or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs; it may be normal or pathological.
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cavity 1. A hollow space or concavity in an organ, part, or structure; often designating only a potential space; cavitas. 2. A hollow place or space or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs; it may be normal or pathological. 3. A natural hollow or sinus within the body. 3. A ...
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- a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
- space that is surrounded by something
- soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
- (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
Decay in tooth caused by caries; also referred to as carious lesion.
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A layman's term for tooth decay. Also, the dental term for the hole that is left after decay has been removed.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kav′i-tē Definitions: 1. A hollow space; hole. 2. Lay term for the loss of tooth structure from dental caries. Synonyms: cavitas See: cave, cavitas, cavernous space
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A small hole in one of your teeth caused by tooth decay.
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Latin cavitas = a hollow.
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A hollow area or hole. It may describe a body cavity (such as the space within the abdomen) or a hole in a tooth caused by decay.
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[band] Cavity was an American sludge metal band from Miami, Florida. They formed in 1992 and broke up around 2003. Steve Brooks and Juan Montoya would go on to play in Torche and Floor. Henry Wilson and Beatriz Monteavaro also played in Floor. ==Discography== ==Misc details== Ed Matus played...
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