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cariogenic

[kair-ee-uh-jen-ik] /ˌkɛər i əˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
conducive to the production or promotion of dental caries:
the cariogenic factors in sweets.
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cariogenicity
[kair-ee-oh-juh-nis-i-tee] /ˌkɛər i oʊ dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
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cariogenic

/ˌkɛərɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a substance) producing caries, esp in the teeth
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