Destruction of bone usually due to tuberculosis. Dental caries is tooth decay
Latin, meaning: rottennes, corruption, decay. Found on http://archives.nd.edu/ccc.htm
the demineralisation, and breakdown of tooth structure by plaque acids.
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medical term for decay; caused by decalcification of the enamel and disintegration of the dentin by acid producing bacteria.
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Suppuration and subsequent decay of hard tissue.
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Tooth or bone decay.
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Caries: Dental cavities. Holes in the two outer layers of a tooth called the enamel and the dentin. The enamel is the outermost white hard surface and the dentin is the yellow layer just beneath enamel. Both layers serve to protect the inner living tooth tissue called the pulp, where blood vessels and nerves reside. Small cavities may not cause pai...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2637
[ Latin , decay.] (Medicine)
Ulceration of bone; a process in which bone disintegrates and is carried away piecemeal, as distinguished from necrosis
, in which it dies in masses. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/26
1. <pathology> The molecular decay or death of a bone, in which it becomes softened, discoloured and porous. ... It produces a chronic inflammation of the periosteum and surrounding tissues and forms a cold abscess filled with a cheesy, fetid, puslike liquid, which generally burrows through the soft parts until it opens externally by a sinus ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(kar´ēz) (kar´e-ēz) decay, as of bone or teeth. adj., ca´rious., adj.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) Ulceration of bone; a process in which bone disintegrates and is carried away piecemeal, as distinguished from necrosis, in which it dies in masses. • (pl. ) of CaribFound on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/caries/
cavity or decay of a tooth, a localized disease that begins at the surface of the tooth and may progress through the dentine into the pulp cavity. It ... [6 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/25
(L. 'rottenness') 1. the molecular decay or death of a bone, in which it becomes softened, discoloured, and porous. It produces a chronic inflammation of the periosteum and surrounding tissues, and forms a cold abscess filled with a cheesy, fetid, puslike liquid, which generally burrows through the soft parts until it opens externally by a sinus o....Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio15.html
caries (KAR eez, KAR i eez) 1. Gradual decay and disintegration of soft or bony tissue or of a tooth. 2. A molecular death of bone or teeth, corresponding to ulceration in the soft tissues. If the decay progresses, the surrounding tissue becomes inflamed and an abscess forms; such as, chronic abscess, tuberculosis, and bacterial invasion...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/4194/
Commonly used term for tooth decay.Found on http://www.mytonparkdental.co.uk/glossary-of-terms.html
The correct technical term for decay which is the progressive breaking down or dissolving of tooth structure, caused by the acid produced when bacteria digest sugars.Found on http://www.cigna.com/glossary/glossary.html?redir=/health/consumer/dental/d
Caries is a disease of bone resulting from inflammation of bony tissue.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EC.HTM
Type: Term Pronunciation: kār′ēz Definitions: 1. Microbial destruction or necrosis of teeth. 2. Obsolete term for tuberculosis of bones or joints.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=14554
Decay and disintegration, usually of the substance of teeth (cavity) or bone, caused by acids produced when the bacteria that live in the mouth break down sugars in the food. Fluoride, a low sugar intake, and regular brushing are all protective. Caries form mainly in the 45 minutes following consumption of sugary foodFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0022237.html
Another name for a cavities (tooth decay)Found on http://www.bracesinfo.com/glossary.html
medical term for decay; caused by decalcification of the enamel and disintegration of the dentin by acid producing bacteria.Found on http://www.1stdentalcare.com/glossary.shtml
Commonly used term for tooth decay.Found on http://www.ada.org/glossaryforprofessionals.aspx
Correct technical term for decay.Found on http://www.thedentalclinic.com/glossary.html
Another name for a cavity (tooth decay).
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The correct technical term for decay which is the progressive breaking down or dissolving of tooth sFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22411
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