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den'tal car'ies




cavity formation in teeth caused by bacteria that attach to teeth and form acids in the presence of sucrose, other sugars, and refined starches; tooth decay. Also called caries.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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