cariogenesis

[ kâr′ē-ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The production of dental caries.

Nearby words

  1. communize,
  2. commutable,
  3. commutate,
  4. commutation,
  5. commutation ticket,
  6. commutative group,
  7. commutative law,
  8. commutator,
  9. commutator group,
  10. commute

Related formscar′i•o•genic (-jĕnĭk) adj.


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