compound caries


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com·pound car·ies

1. caries involving more than one surface of a tooth;
2. two or more carious lesions joined to form one cavity.

com·pound ca·ries

(kompownd karēz)
1. Caries involving more than one surface of a tooth.
2. Two or more carious lesions joined to form one cavity.