anticavity

adjective
an·​ti·​cav·​i·​ty | \ ˌan-tē-ˈka-və-tē How to pronounce anticavity (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anticavity

: tending to prevent tooth decay : anticaries anticavity mouthwashes

First Known Use of anticavity

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Anticavity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anticavity. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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anticavity

adjective
an·​ti·​cav·​i·​ty | \ -ˈkav-ət-ē How to pronounce anticavity (audio) \

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)

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