Caries

Destruction of bone usually due to tuberculosis. Dental caries is tooth decay

caries

Latin, meaning: rottennes, corruption, decay.
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Caries

the demineralisation, and breakdown of tooth structure by plaque acids.
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Caries

medical term for decay; caused by decalcification of the enamel and disintegration of the dentin by acid producing bacteria.
Found on http://www.cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk/glossary.html

caries

Suppuration and subsequent decay of hard tissue.
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Caries

Tooth or bone decay.
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Caries

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...
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Caries

Ca'ri·es noun [ 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.
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caries

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 ...
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caries

(kar´ēz) (kar´e-ēz) decay, as of bone or teeth. adj., ca´rious., adj.
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Caries

• (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 Carib
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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]
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caries

(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....
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caries

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...
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Caries

Commonly used term for tooth decay.
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Caries

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.
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Caries

Caries is a disease of bone resulting from inflammation of bony tissue.
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caries

Type: Term Pronunciation: kār′ēz Definitions: 1. Microbial destruction or necrosis of teeth. 2. Obsolete term for tuberculosis of bones or joints.
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caries

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 food
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Caries

Another name for a cavities (tooth decay)
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CARIES

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

caries

Commonly used term for tooth decay.
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Caries

Correct technical term for decay.
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Caries

Another name for a cavity (tooth decay).
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Caries

The correct technical term for decay which is the progressive breaking down or dissolving of tooth s
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22411
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