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 (flo͝o-rō′sĭs, flô-, flō-)
An abnormal condition caused by excessive intake of fluorine, as from fluoridated drinking water, characterized chiefly by mottling of the teeth.

fluo·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.


of or pertaining to fluorosis
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In studies investigating the erythrocyte parameters in intense fluoride toxication of different animal species, significant decrease RBC, HGB, HCT in the fluorotic cattle (Samal et al., 2016) and calves (Mandal et al., 2015) had been determined compared to the healthy ones.
(36) The rat model has proven to be the most appropriate for the study of dental fluorosis, (31) since the incisors of rodents erupt continuously, and a single tooth can show the different stages of enamel development; in addition, there is evidence that the levels of F-plasma required for the appearance of fluorotic defects in enamel are very similar in humans and other animals.
Carter and Beaupre (1990) demonstrated that the adverse influences of F on the mineralized bone contribute to losses in trabecular strength which can be caused by the presence of hypomineralized or hypermineralized fluorotic tissue [229].
(2012) Enamel roughness and depth profile after phosphoric acid etching of healthy and fluorotic enamel.
Drinking water used by the fluorotic patients had a fluoride content that ranged from 1.01 to 16.00 mg/L.
Sharma, Fluoride and Health Hazards: Community Perception in a Fluorotic Area of Central Rajasthan (India): An Arid Environment.
This fact displays evident controversies about the bonding performance of different types of contemporary adhesive systems to fluorotic enamel.
Additional beneficial effect of tamarind ingestion over defluoridated water supply to adolescent boys in a fluorotic area.