What are some alternative words for caries?

Synonyms for cariesˈkɛər iz, -iˌiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cavity, caries, dental caries, tooth decay(noun)

    soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth

    bodily cavity, pit, enclosed space, caries, cavum, cavity, tooth decay, dental caries

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. caries(n.)

    [L.] (Med.) ulceration (of a bone), cariosity

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. caries

    Dentistry Cavity, tooth decay

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