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fluoride

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noun fluo·ride \ˈflȯr-ˌīd, ˈflu̇r-\

Simple Definition of fluoride

  • : a chemical that is sometimes added to drinking water and toothpaste to help keep teeth healthy

Full Definition of fluoride

  1. 1 :  a compound of fluorine

  2. 2 :  the monovalent anion of fluorine


FLUORIDE Defined for Kids

fluoride

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noun fluo·ride \ˈflȯr-ˌīd, ˈflu̇r-\

Definition of fluoride

  1. :  a compound of fluorine <Many toothpastes contain fluoride to help prevent tooth decay.>




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fluoride

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noun flu·o·ride \ˈflu̇(-ə)r-ˌīd\

Medical Definition of fluoride

  1. 1:  a compound of fluorine with a more electropositive element or radical

  2. 2:  the monovalent anion of fluorine

  3. fluoride adjective




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