stannous fluoride

noun

Medical Definition of stannous fluoride

: a white compound SnF2 of tin and fluorine used in toothpastes and oral rinses to prevent tooth decay

Learn More About stannous fluoride

Dictionary Entries Near stannous fluoride

stannous

stannous fluoride

stannum

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Stannous fluoride.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stannous%20fluoride. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!