fluorosis

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noun fluo·ro·sis \flu̇-ˈrō-səs, flȯ-\

Definition of fluorosis

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

fluorotic

play \flu̇-ˈrä-tik, flȯ-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of fluorosis

New Latin


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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

fluorotic

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