Cariosity
Cariosity \Ca`ri*os"i*ty\, n. (Med.) Caries. [1913 Webster]

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  • cariosity — [ˌkærɪ ɒsɪtɪ] excite idle intellectual natural pique unquenchable cariosity whet (one s) cariosity healthy to arouse to satisfy one s cariosity cariosity about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cariosity — See carious. * * * …   Universalium

  • cariosity — car·i·os·i·ty (kar″e osґĭ te) the quality of being carious …   Medical dictionary

  • cariosity — n. caries (Medicine); tooth and bone decay (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cariosity — n. See caries …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cariosity — …   Useful english dictionary

  • carious — cariosity /kair ee os i tee/, cariousness, n. /kair ee euhs/, adj. having caries, as teeth; decayed. [1520 30; < L cariosus decayed, rotten, equiv. to cari(es) CARIES + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cariousness — See cariosity. * * * …   Universalium

  • caries — n. [L.] (Med.) Ulceration (of a bone), cariosity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • decay — v 1. decline, sicken, fail, waste away, atrophy, ebb, wane, dwindle; wither, degenerate, deteriorate, molder, crumble, fall to pieces, disintegrate, wear away, corrode. 2. spoil, rot, go bad, putrefy, decompose. n 3. decline, failing, weakening,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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