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carious

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adjective car·i·ous \ˈker-ē-əs\

Definition of carious

  1. :  affected with caries



Origin of carious

Latin cariosus, from caries


First Known Use: 1676

Rhymes with carious


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carious

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adjective car·i·ous \ˈkar-ē-əs, ˈker-\

Medical Definition of carious

  1. :  affected with caries <carious teeth>




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