American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having caries, especially of the teeth; decayed.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with caries; decayed or decaying, as a bone.
- Having a corroded appearance: applied in entomology to surfaces which are thickly covered with deep and very irregular depressions, with jagged ridges between them, like a metal plate that has been exposed to a strong acid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Affected with caries; decaying.
- adj. (of teeth) affected with cavities or decay
“They also tended to die without losing many teeth (carious and lost tooth rate was approx 2% in Viking areas, compared to about 10% in France over a lifetime, and note that in France the lifetime was half aslong).”
“While worries are likely to persist over the pre carious Egyptian situation, investors at some point will return their focus to the brightening U.S. economic outlook, said Brett Hammond , chief investment strategist at TIAA-CREF.”
“In addition, these mangrove forests shelter a large number of species in certain groups such as 42 species of birds, including Pelecanus occidentalis, Columbina sp., and Fregata magnificens; carious mammals such as crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus), mantled howler monkey (Alouatta palliata), white-faced capuchin (Cebus capucinus), and jaguar (Panthera onca), and reptiles like Iguana iguana.”
“They also tended to die without losing many teeth carious and lost tooth rate was approx 2% in Viking areas, compared to about 10% in France over a lifetime, and note that in France the lifetime was half aslong.”
“If you were wondering, I did end up trying carious combinations of the 3.”
“Adult males at Hardin Village had an average of 6.74 carious teeth per mouth, while at Indian Knoll the corresponding frequency was 0.73 per mouth.”
“Incarcerated with carious themes such as romance, friendship, etc some pictures were simple while others were very abstract and hard to understand.”
“In the early 1960's, the reports that people were turning into the carious children's services were more along the neglect category than any other.”
“In some cases the upper part of the bone is laid bare, and in others the flesh dies all around; and, from a sore of long standing, certain of the bones become carious, and some not, some more, and some less; and in some the small, and in others the large bones.”
“But if in their case the bones do not sphacelate (become carious?) and if they do not become bent above the hip-joint, if nothing of this kind happen to them, they become otherwise sufficiently healthy, but the growth of all the rest of the body, with the exception of the head, is arrested.”
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