Definition of Fluorapatite in English :

Define Fluorapatite in English

Fluorapatite meaning in English

Meaning of Fluorapatite in English

Pronunciation of Fluorapatite in English

Fluorapatite pronunciation in English

Pronounce Fluorapatite in English


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1. fluorapatite

a form of apatite in which fluorine predominates over chlorine

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see synonyms of fluorapatite
a mineral consisting of calcium fluorophosphate; the most common form of apatite

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A hard, variously colored apatite mineral, calcium fluoride phosphate, Ca5F(PO4)3, that is the most common phosphate mineral and is used in the manufacture of fertilizers. Fluorapatite is formed in tooth enamel exposed to fluoride and helps prevent decay by its resistance to acidity. Also called apatite.

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