conducive to the production or promotion of dental caries:
the cariogenic factors in sweets.
(of a substance) producing caries, esp in the teeth
cariogenicity car·i·o·ge·nic·i·ty (kâr’ē-ō-jə-nĭs’ĭ-tē)
The quality of being conducive to cariogenesis.
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 car·i·ol·o·gy (kâr’ē-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of dental caries and cariogenesis.
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 […]
- Carisbrooke castle
noun a castle near Newport on the Isle of Wight: Charles I was held prisoner here from 1647 until his execution in 1649 Historical Examples Funeral urns and other remains have been found in these, some of which are now in the museum at carisbrooke castle. The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight J. […]