Cariogenic



conducive to the production or promotion of dental caries:
the cariogenic factors in sweets.
adjective
(of a substance) producing caries, esp in the teeth

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  • Cariogenicity

    conducive to the production or promotion of dental caries: the cariogenic factors in sweets. adjective (of a substance) producing caries, esp in the teeth cariogenicity car·i·o·ge·nic·i·ty (kâr’ē-ō-jə-nĭs’ĭ-tē) n. The quality of being conducive to cariogenesis.

  • Cariole

    a small, open, two-wheeled vehicle. a covered cart. a light, open sleigh pulled by horses or dogs, especially one used in French Canada. Historical Examples Harnessed to a cariole, or dog-sled, they travelled with great speed, and seemed to enjoy the fun. Three Boys in the Wild North Land Egerton Ryerson Young We are in […]



  • Cariology

    cariology cariology car·i·ol·o·gy (kâr’ē-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of dental caries and cariogenesis.

  • Carious

    having caries, as teeth; decayed. Historical Examples From carious teeth may be isolated streptothrix, leptothrix, spirilla and fusiform bacilli. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4 Various The indiscriminate use of viper broth is not proper at all times, or in all cases of carious bones. A dissertation on the inutility of the amputation […]



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