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caries

noun [U] uk   /ˈkeə.riːz/ us    /ˈker.iːz/ specialized
decay in the teeth or bones
Translations of “caries”
in Spanish caries…
in French carie…
in German die Karies…
in Chinese (Traditional) 齲齒, 骨瘍,骨疽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龋齿, 骨疡,骨疽…
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