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See definition of caries on Dictionary.com
  • as incavity
  • as indecay
  • as inputrefaction
  • as inputrescence
  • as inputridness
  • as inspoilage
  • as intooth decay

synonyms for caries

  • crater
  • armpit
  • atrium
  • basin
  • bursa
  • chamber
  • decay
  • dent
  • depression
  • gap
  • hole
  • hollow
  • pit
  • pocket
  • sinus
  • socket
  • vacuity
  • void

antonyms for caries

MOST RELEVANT
  • bulge
  • closure
  • mountain
  • solid
  • building
  • development
  • growth
  • improvement
  • ascent
  • construction
  • increase
  • morality
  • rise
  • flourish
  • germination
  • ripening
  • strength
  • strengthening
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    How to use caries in a sentence

    It has been recently used to relieve toothache arising from caries.
    COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
    Caries was a pustular disease, in which bristle-like hairs formed a prominent feature.
    GILBERTUS ANGLICUSHENRY EBENEZER HANDERSON
    In the best known species, Tilletia caries, they constitute the “bunt” of wheat.
    FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
    Bunt is another pest (Tilletia caries) which occupies the whole farinaceous portion of the grains of wheat.
    FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
    Caries of the os pedis, of the lateral ligaments of the pedal-joint, or of the lateral cartilages, is a result.
    DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
    In fact, I have held the opinion, and see no reason to modify it, that calcareous deposits are safeguards against caries.'
    DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
    If it does not slip but meets with a uniform resistance there is indeed caries, but it is as yet slight.
    SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS IN GREEK AND ROMAN TIMESJOHN STEWART MILNE
    The flat side is the uppermost, the round side underneath, and the flat or upper side caries the leaf.
    MODERN PAINTERS, VOLUME V (OF 5)JOHN RUSKIN
    Frequently the long process cannot be seen, or it may indeed have already disappeared as a result of caries.
    A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
    In the course of a chronic middle-ear suppuration, the incus may become exfoliated or gradually disappear as the result of caries.
    A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO CARIES

    • armpits
    • atriums
    • basins
    • bursas
    • caries
    • chambers
    • craters
    • decay
    • dents
    • depressions
    • gaps
    • holes
    • hollows
    • pits
    • pockets
    • sinuses
    • sockets
    • vacuities
    • voids
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.