\kˈe͡əɹiz], \kˈeəɹiz], \k_ˈeə_ɹ_i_z]\
Definitions of CARIES
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. Molecular decay of a bone in which it becomes friable, thinned, and dark, and gradually breaks down with the formation of pus; it is often of tuberculous origin. 2. A gradual decay with excavation of the dentine of a tooth, due possibly to the action of Leptothrix buccalis, commonly present in the mouth.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
An ulceration of bone, Osteohelco'sis,-Necrosis being death of a bone. It resembles the gangrene of soft parts. Hence it has been termed Caries gangraeno'sa, Gangrae'na Ca'ries seu Os'sium, Tere'do, Arro'sio, Euros, (F.) Carie. It is recognised by the swelling of the bone which precedes and accompanies it; by the abscesses it occasions; the fistulae which form; the sanious character, peculiar odour and quantity of the suppuration, and by the evidence afforded by probing. The most common causes of caries are blows, the action of some virus, and morbid diatheses. When dependent on any virus in the system, this must be combated by appropriate remedies. When entirely local, it must be converted, where practicable, into a state of necrosis or death of the affected part. For this end, stimulants, the actual cautery, &c., are applied.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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