fluorosis


fluo·ro·sis

noun \fl-ˈrō-səs, fl-\

Definition of FLUOROSIS

:  an abnormal condition (as mottling of the teeth) caused by fluorine or its compounds
fluo·rot·ic \-ˈrä-tik\ adjective

Origin of FLUOROSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1927

flu·o·ro·sis

noun \ˌfl(-ə)r-ˈō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLUOROSIS

: an abnormal condition (as mottled enamel of human teeth) caused by fluorine or its compounds
flu·o·rot·ic \-ˈät-ik\ adjective

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