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den·ti·frice

 (dĕn′tə-frĭs′)
n.
A substance, such as a paste or powder, for cleaning the teeth.

[French, from Old French, from Latin dentifricium : denti-, denti- + fricāre, to rub.]

dentifrice

(ˈdɛntɪfrɪs)
n
(Dentistry) any substance, esp paste or powder, for use in cleaning the teeth
[C16: from Latin dentifricium tooth powder, from dent-, dens tooth + fricāre to rub]

den•ti•frice

(ˈdɛn tə frɪs)

n.
a paste, powder, liquid, or other preparation for cleaning the teeth.
[1550–60; < Middle French < Latin dentifricium tooth powder =denti- denti- + fric(āre) to rub + -ium -ium1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentifrice - a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush
cleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent - a preparation used in cleaning something
toothpaste - a dentifrice in the form of a paste
tooth powder, toothpowder - a dentifrice in the form of a powder
Translations

dentifrice

[ˈdentɪfrɪs] N (frm) → dentífrico m

dentifrice

[ˈdɛntɪfrɪs] ndentifrice m

dentifrice

nZahnpasta f

dentifrice

[ˈdɛntɪfrɪs] ndentifricio

den·ti·frice

n. dentífrico, pasta dental.
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The tested samples in this study follow the Gaffar & Afflitto, 1992 requirements and other authors who claim compatible systems for therapeutic dentifrices and other dental materials (Cerqueira et al.
in addition to developing formulations for the therapeutic tray, is also developing various therapeutic dentifrices, including an all natural product for every day use to treat gingivitis and periodontal disease.

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