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Synonyms for decay

the organic phenomenon of rotting

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an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying

the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation

lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current

undergo decay or decomposition

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If you have superficial decay restricted to surface enamel, your dentist may only apply fluoride to the area and advise you to be more careful about oral hygiene.
Scientists long have known that fluoride makes enamel - the hard white substance covering the surface of teeth - more resistant to decay.
The objectives of this study were to determine: 1) which factors are significantly correlated with decay for the sapwood samples in the two different aboveground test environments; and 2) how similar the decay extent is for the matched samples in the two different environments.
A decay rating of 7 or below is considered unserviceable by the building industry.
This is especially distressing when we know that tooth decay is preventable.
With proper placement and maintenance, a sealant has proven longevity and will protect the caries susceptible pits and fissures of the tooth from decay.
Available at 137 The Dental Practice in Gosforth, Newcastle, the Healozone produces ozone which wipes out the bugs causing the tooth decay, allowing the body's own healing mechanisms to reverse the decay process.
In a simple comparison, 27% of the children with high blood lead concentrations had permanent tooth decay, as compared with 15% with low concentrations.
In inner city areas of Glasgow, Belfast, Cardif Liverpool, Manchester and London up to 20 per cent of five-year-olds had already had at least one baby tooth extracted because of decay.
When De La Cruz is called to investigate a case of wood decay, it takes only a few minutes to determine the tell-tale signs of Poria.
Developing good oral health habits, as well as the proper use of fluoride, and application of sealants reduces the risk of tooth decay and improves health.
According to a review of the scientific evidence over the past 150 years, the effects of fluoride toothpaste, good oral hygiene and health education, might override the effects of food alone on tooth decay.
After the beam has been turned off, the neutron decay events are recorded.
Radioactive beryllium-7 atoms locked inside molecular cages decay extraordinarily quickly, Japanese researchers have found.
The findings suggest that tooth decay or dental caries can be stopped,reversed, and prevented without the need for the traditional 'fill and drill' approach that has dominated dental care for decades, Medical Xpress reported.