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caries

(noun) Soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.

Synonyms: tooth decay, cavity

Usage: Failure to properly care for one's teeth can lead to the development of painful caries.
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caries
Definition: (noun) Soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.
Synonyms: tooth decay, cavity
Usage: Failure to properly care for one's teeth can lead to the development of painful caries.
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caries
Definition: (noun) Soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.
Synonyms: tooth decay, cavity
Usage: Failure to properly care for one's teeth can lead to the development of painful caries.
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caries
- the soft decayed area in a tooth caries - the soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
- dental caries, tooth decay, cavity
thar
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From the Latin/French

Quote:
Latin
Etymology
From careō (“to lack”).


Noun
cariēs f (genitive cariēī); fifth declension

rot, rottenness, corruption



Quote:
Verb Edit
careō (present infinitive carēre, perfect active caruī, supine caritum); second conjugation

I lack, am without.
Si versus horum duorum poetarum neglegetis, magna parte litterarum carebitis.
If you neglect the verses of these two poets, you will miss a great part of literature.
Imperator militibus proeliō caruit.
The general was without soldiers for the battle.
I am separated from.
I am deprived of.



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castrō (present infinitive castrāre, perfect active castrāvī, supine castrātum); first conjugation

I prune
I ampute
I punish
I purge
I castrate or spay
I dock (a tail)


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caries

Definition: (noun) Soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.
Synonyms: tooth decay, cavity
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