fluor

noun
flu·​or | \ ˈflü-ˌȯr How to pronounce fluor (audio) , 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

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French

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fluor

noun
flu·​or | \ ˈflü-ˌȯ(ə)r How to pronounce fluor (audio) , ˈflü-ər How to pronounce fluor (audio) \

Medical Definition of fluor

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

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