cariostatic

adjective

car·​io·​stat·​ic -ˈstat-ik How to pronounce cariostatic (audio)
: tending to inhibit the formation of dental caries
the cariostatic action of fluorides

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“Cariostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cariostatic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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