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

Share stannous fluoride

Dictionary Entries near stannous fluoride

Stanford-Binet test

stannic

stannous

stannous fluoride

stannum

stanol

stanolone

Comments on stannous fluoride

What made you want to look up stannous fluoride? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

evasion of direct action or statement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

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

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!