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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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Under the settlement, the companies will relinquish their rights to market and distribute four generic multivitamin fluoride drops for children and will sell three other generic drugs now in development, the FTC said.
That is appealing to families, even those who have been reticent to use fluoride drops.
the size of a rice grain) of fluoride toothpaste to brush your young child's teeth means that, even if your child swallows it, the amount of fluoride that she consumes is very small--much less than if she were to take fluoride drops or drink your average glass of grape juice (grape juice has more fluoride than other juices).
Fluoride drops and tablets are another form of systemic delivery, they used to be incredibly popular; however, their success is dependent on the compliance of parents and sadly this is often poor in the high risk groups who would benefit from it most.