def caries index

def car·ies in·dex

, DEF caries index
an index of past caries experience based on the number of decayed, extracted, and filled deciduous (indicated by lower case letters) or permanent (indicated by capital letters) teeth.

DEF car·ies in·dex

(kar'ēz in'deks)
An index of past caries history that includes decayed, extracted, and filled deciduous teeth; sometimes the extracted portion (e) is not included.

def car·ies in·dex

, DEF caries index (def karēz indeks)
Index of past caries experience based on number of decayed, extracted, and filled deciduous (indicated by lower case letters) or permanent (indicated by CAPITAL LETTERS) teeth.