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fluor·ide

 (flo͝or′īd′, flôr′-)
n.
Univalent fluorine, or a compound of fluorine, especially a binary compound of fluorine with a more electropositive element.

fluoride

(ˈflʊəˌraɪd)
n
1. (Chemistry) any salt of hydrofluoric acid, containing the fluoride ion, F
2. (Chemistry) any compound containing fluorine, such as methyl fluoride

fluor•ide

(ˈflʊər aɪd, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-)

n.
1. a salt of hydrofluoric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is fluorine, as sodium fluoride, NaF.
2. a compound containing fluorine.
[1820–30]

fluor·ide

(flo͝or′īd′)
A compound containing fluorine and another element or radical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluoride - a salt of hydrofluoric acid
boron trifluoride - a pungent colorless gas
halide - a salt of any halogen acid
hydrogen fluoride - a colorless poisonous corrosive liquid made by the action of sulphuric acid on calcium fluoride; solutions in water are hydrofluoric acid
stannous fluoride - a white powder that is used to fluoridate toothpaste
sulfur hexafluoride, sulphur hexafluoride - a colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether; a powerful greenhouse gas widely used in the electrical utility industry
Translations
مُرَكَّب الفلور
fluorid
fluor
fluorid
flúoríî
florasfloridas
fluorīds
fluorid
flüorür

fluoride

[ˈflʊəraɪd]
A. Nfluoruro m
B. CPD fluoride toothpaste Npasta f de dientes con flúor

fluoride

[ˈflʊəraɪd] nfluorure mfluoride toothpaste ndentifrice m au fluor

fluoride

nFluorid nt; fluoride toothpasteFluorzahnpasta f

fluoride

[ˈflʊəˌraɪd] nfluoruro

fluoride

(ˈfluəraid) noun
any of several substances containing fluorine, especially one which helps to prevent tooth decay.
fluorine (ˈfluəriːn) noun
an element, a pale greenish-yellow gas.

fluor·ide

n. fluoruro, combinación de flúor con un metal o metaloide.

fluoride

n fluoruro
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Note that the dentifrice must be fully suspended in the slurry for this assay; otherwise the measurement of available fluoride will be underestimated.
The movie also has its own Facebook page where viewers can connect and receive more information regarding fluoride and fluoride toxicity.
As argued by Sanderson, brushing does not always happen; the 2009 New Zealand Oral Health Survey showed only two in three adults and only 43 per cent of two to 17-year-olds brushed their teeth twice daily with fluoride toothpaste.
Karin Jacobs, professor of experimental physics at Germany's Saarland University, notes that, despite a half-century of research, controversy still exists over exactly how fluoride compounds reduce the risk of tooth decay.
In a 2011 study, Yuxin Li and colleagues observed a relationship between fluoride uptake and vascular calcification in coronary arteries.
But in some natural drinking water, fluoride levels may be above those considered safe by the World Health Organisation.
The removal of fluoride from drinking water is one of the most important environmental issues in the world.
The efficacy of topically applied fluoride products in the prevention of caries in children and adolescents is clearly recognised from an evidence-based perspective [Marinho et al.
CASE PRESENTATION: By combining the results of field studies in Ethiopia, the relevant pathways for fluoride intake have been identified in 28 children 2-5 years of age living in two villages on the Wonji Shoa Sugar Estate in the Ethiopian Rift Valley.
For years, many scientists and dentists have called for banning fluoride in toothpaste and drinking water.
The amount of fluoride in the city of San Diego's water system was increased starting February 1, 2011.