fluoride

14 ENTRIES FOUND:

fluo·ride

noun, often attributive \ˈflr-ˌīd, ˈflr-\

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

Full Definition of FLUORIDE

1
:  a compound of fluorine
2
:  the monovalent anion of fluorine

First Known Use of FLUORIDE

1826

flu·o·ride

noun \ˈfl(-ə)r-ˌīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLUORIDE

1
: a compound of fluorine with a more electropositive element or radical
2
: the monovalent anion of fluorine
fluoride adjective

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