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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.


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