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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
El dentista me encontró una caries.The dentist found that I had a cavity.
b. tooth decay
La falta de higiene dental produce caries.A lack of oral hygiene causes tooth decay.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
El consumo excesivo de azúcar facilita la formación de caries.Excessive sugar consumption facilitates the formation of caries.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. tooth decay
tengo tres cariesI have three cavities
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