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fluorosis

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noun fluo·ro·sis \flu̇-ˈrō-səs, flȯ-\

Definition of fluorosis

  1. :  an abnormal condition (as mottling of the teeth) caused by fluorine or its compounds

fluo·rot·ic play \-ˈrä-tik\ adjective


Origin of fluorosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1927


Medical Dictionary

fluorosis

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noun flu·o·ro·sis \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of fluorosis

  1. :  an abnormal condition (as mottled enamel of human teeth) caused by fluorine or its compounds

  2. flu·o·rot·ic \-ˈät-ik\play adjective




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