fluoridize

transitive verb
flu·​o·​ri·​dize
variants: or British fluoridise \ -​ə-​ˌdīz How to pronounce fluoridize (audio) \
fluoridized or British fluoridised; fluoridizing or British fluoridising

Medical Definition of fluoridize

: to treat (as the teeth) with a fluoride

Other Words from fluoridize

fluoridization or British fluoridisation \ ˌflu̇(-​ə)r-​ə-​də-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce fluoridize (audio) \ noun

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“Fluoridize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fluoridize. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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