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Synonyms for decay

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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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Tooth decay was defined as the presence of one of more tooth surfaces affected by dental caries as determined by dental examiners using a standardized protocol.
In absolute terms, the most deprived quintile have seen the largest reduction in decay prevalence (by 15%) and mean dmft score (by 0.
As a government we are fully committed to tackling all forms of inequality, so I'm particularly pleased to see that children from the most deprived backgrounds are seeing the biggest reduction in tooth decay.
6% of five-year-olds had tooth decay - that fell to 34.
For a long time it was believed that tooth decay was a rapidly progressive phenomenon and the best way to manage it was to identify early decay and remove it immediately in order to prevent a tooth surface from breaking up into cavities.
5 pounds of germanium held in a vat of liquid argon - has failed to detect any signs of such decay.
The signs and symptoms of tooth decay varies depending on the extent of decay.
In [1] it was assumed that this mass distribution of for example the muon particles can not solely explain the muon exponential decay time distribution.
As the decay gets larger, it may cause signs and symptoms such as:
While there have been signifi-cant improvements to the nation's oral health, some areas still experience problems with tooth decay among young children.
The survery found overall tooth decay in five year olds was reduced, from 30.
However, the decay rate found had been predicted by the Standard Model even though its now seen as an incomplete description of nature.
CHILDREN across Tyneside, Northumberland and County Durham are set to help scientists try to find the best way to fight tooth decay.
Tooth decay usually starts as a small cavity in the hard, protective outer covering - the enamel.
This research was performed to evaluate the decay hazard for exterior aboveground wood in Korea.