anticaries

adjective
anti·​car·​ies | \ ˌan-tē-ˈker-ēz How to pronounce anticaries (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anticaries

: tending to inhibit the formation of caries : tending to prevent tooth decay anticaries effects an anticaries toothpaste additive

First Known Use of anticaries

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anticaries was in 1893

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“Anticaries.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anticaries. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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anticaries

adjective
an·​ti·​car·​ies | \ ˌant-i-ˈka(ə)r-ēz, ˌan-ˌtī-, -ˈke(ə)r- How to pronounce anticaries (audio) \

Medical Definition of anticaries

: tending to inhibit the formation of caries anticaries effects

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