anticavity

adjective an·ti·cav·i·ty \ ˌan-tē-ˈka-və-tē , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anticavity

: tending to prevent tooth decay : anticaries
  • anticavity mouthwashes

First Known Use of anticavity

1949

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anticavity

adjective an·ti·cav·i·ty \ -ˈkav-ət-ē \

medical Definition of anticavity

: tending to prevent tooth decay : anticaries
  • … research supports the use of anticavity mouthwashes.
  • —Ronald Girard, The Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, New York)17 June 2009

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