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Origin of carious
OTHER WORDS FROM cariouscar·i·os·i·ty [kair-ee-os-i-tee], /ˌkɛər iˈɒs ɪ ti/, car·i·ous·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for carious
In all cases the extraction of the carious tooth is necessary before the abscess will cease discharging and the sinus heal.
From carious teeth may be isolated streptothrix, leptothrix, spirilla and fusiform bacilli.
She is very charming, no doubt; but look at her mouth, and you will see she has carious teeth—des dents Carrier!France and the Republic|William Henry Hurlbert
If a periosteal gumma breaks down and invades the skin, a syphilitic ulcer is formed with carious bone at the bottom.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
His teeth became very brittle, and healthy as well as carious broke off from very slight causes.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth