anticariogenic

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adjective an·ti·car·i·o·gen·ic \ ˌan-tē-ˌker-ē-ə-ˈje-nik , -ˈjē- , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anticariogenic

:tending to prevent tooth decay :anticaries
  • Yogurt can be classified as anticariogenic, meaning it fights cavities.
  • —Lisa Drayer

First Known Use of anticariogenic

1956


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anticariogenic

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adjective an·ti·car·io·gen·ic \ -ˌkar-ē-ō-ˈjen-ik, -ˌker- \

medical Definition of anticariogenic


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