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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Caries" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Caries
Dental caries (caries is Latin for "rottenness"), also known as tooth decay, cavities, or caries, is a breakdown of teeth due to activities of bacteria. The cavities may be a number of different colors from yellow to black. Symptoms may include pain and difficulty with eating. Complications may include inflammation of the tissue around the tooth, tooth loss, and infection or abscess formation. - See link


Caries in Spanish is Caries
La caries es una enfermedad multifactorial que se caracteriza por la destrucción de los tejidos del diente como consecuencia de la desmineralización provocada por los ácidos que genera la placa bacteriana. - See link


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