cariogenic

adjective
car·i·o·gen·ic | \ˌker-ē-ə-ˈje-nik, -ˈjē-\

Definition of cariogenic 

: producing or promoting the development of tooth decay cariogenic foods

First Known Use of cariogenic

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cariogenic

caries + -o- + -genic

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cariogenic

adjective
car·io·gen·ic | \ˌkar-ē-ō-ˈjen-ik \

Medical Definition of cariogenic 

: producing or promoting the development of tooth decay cariogenic foods cariogenic bacteria

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