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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.

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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
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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.
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fluor·ide

(flo͝or′īd′)
A compound containing fluorine and another element or radical.
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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
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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
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fluoride

[ˈflʊəraɪd] nfluorure mfluoride toothpaste ndentifrice m au fluor
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fluoride

nFluorid nt; fluoride toothpasteFluorzahnpasta f
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fluoride

[ˈflʊəˌraɪd] nfluoruro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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fluor·ide

n. fluoruro, combinación de flúor con un metal o metaloide.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fluoride

n fluoruro
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"I'll go to the doctor, I'll take medicines and then I'll get better and again, I'll come back and work." Further up the Yamuna, near the city of Agra, residents in Patti Pachgai village complain of an epidemic of bone deformities and fluoride poisoning. "The doctor has told me it's the water," says Tansingh, who became ill five years ago and never recovered.
After excluding carbon monoxide and heavy metal poisoning, anoxic brain injury, and metabolic disorders, the treating physicians attributed his neurologic findings to sulfuryl fluoride poisoning, manifested by basal ganglia necrosis.
Fluoride poisoning can be prevented or minimized by using alternate water sources, removing excess fluoride (defluoridation) from drinking water and by supplementation of nutrients that can bind fluoride for excretion [19].
Chronic fluoride poisoning progresses to manifest with dental, non-skeletal and skeletal features, hence affecting almost every organ system.
(1) As an antidote to fluoride poisoning, calcium is used to reduce absorption and enhance excretion of fluoride.
Fluoride poisoning has become a public health issue.
In 1993, an overfeed event occurred causing acute fluoride poisoning in Mississippi.
Sodium fluoride based insecticide (sold as rat, ant, and cockroach poison) is known to have been used in a murder or two, but all in all fluoride poisoning is rare.
Acute fluoride poisoning symptoms can include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headaches, nausea, tachycardia and vomiting.
Over 20,000 people, mostly children, in the USA are admitted to poison centres every year with fluoride poisoning from toothpaste alone and there has been associated deaths.