carious


car·i·ous

adjective \ˈker-ē-əs\

Definition of CARIOUS

:  affected with caries

Origin of CARIOUS

Latin cariosus, from caries
First Known Use: 1676

Rhymes with CARIOUS

car·i·ous

adjective \ˈkar-ē-əs, ˈker-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARIOUS

: affected with caries <carious teeth>

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