fluor

noun
flu·or | \ ˈflü-ˌȯr , ˈflü-ər \

Definition of fluor 

(Entry 1 of 2)

variants: or fluoro-

Definition of fluor- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : fluorine fluoride

2 or less commonly fluori- : fluorescence fluoroscope fluorimeter

First Known Use of fluor

Noun

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fluor

Noun

New Latin, mineral belonging to a group used as fluxes and including fluorite, from Latin, flow, from fluere — more at fluid

Combining form

French

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fluor

noun
flu·or | \ ˈflü-ˌȯ(ə)r , ˈflü-ər \

Medical Definition of fluor 

: a bodily discharge make a diagnosis of pathological fluorArchives of Therapeutics

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