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cariesnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkeə.riːz/  us   /ˈker.iːz/ specialized
decay in the ​teeth or ​bones
(Definition of caries from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “caries”
in Spanish caries…
in Vietnamese sự sâu răng…
in Malaysian karies gigi…
in Thai การผุกร่อนของกระดูกโดยเฉพาะฟัน…
in French carie…
in German die Karies…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龋齿, 骨疡,骨疽…
in Indonesian kerusakan gigi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 齲齒, 骨瘍,骨疽…
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