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  • n  soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth

  • When they warn children against sweets, doctors and dentists act on an old hunch that there is some relationship between diet and dental caries (tooth decay).
  • Said he: "The amount of caries decay is less in mottled enamel areas than in normal areas.
  • This is Gyro Captain (Bruce Spence), a deranged parody of the World War I aerial ace: scarecrow skinny, gaily clad, sporting a James Coburn smile with advanced caries.
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  • Ehud Barak in AFP
    Netanyahu caries around a problematic experience from his first round as prime minister. He wants to avoid a situation in which, because of outside pressure, he will begin to make concessions and the right wing will topple him,Barak said in...

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