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


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  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Carisoprodol

    a crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 12 H 24 N 2 O 4 , used as a muscle relaxant.

  • Caritas

    charity. Contemporary Examples “It is not enough to have altar girls, women readers or women as the president of caritas,” he said. What About Women, Pope Francis? Janine di Giovanni July 31, 2013 Historical Examples Love (caritas—charity) is identified with justice; and the will, the goodwill, is love. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice […]

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