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cariogenic

[kair-ee-uh-jen-ik]
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adjective
  1. conducive to the production or promotion of dental caries: the cariogenic factors in sweets.

Origin of cariogenic

Related formscar·i·o·ge·nic·i·ty [kair-ee-oh-juh-nis-i-tee] /ˌkɛər i oʊ dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cariogenic

cariogenic

adjective
  1. (of a substance) producing caries, esp in the teeth
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