anticaries

adjective

anti·​car·​ies ˌan-tē-ˈker-ēz How to pronounce anticaries (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: tending to inhibit the formation of caries : tending to prevent tooth decay
anticaries effects
an anticaries toothpaste additive

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

anticaries

adjective
: tending to inhibit the formation of caries
anticaries effects
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