Definition of Fluorosis in English :

Define Fluorosis in English

Fluorosis meaning in English

Meaning of Fluorosis in English

Pronunciation of Fluorosis in English

Fluorosis pronunciation in English

Pronounce Fluorosis in English


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1. fluorosis

a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)

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fluoride poisoning, due to ingestion of too much fluoride in drinking water over a long period or to ingestion of pesticides containing fluoride salts. Chronic fluorosis results in mottling of the teeth of children

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nounWord forms: plural fluoˈroˌses (flɔroʊˌsiz ; flôrōsēzˌ; ˈflʊrəˌsiz ; floorˈəsēzˌ)
a disorder resulting from the absorption of too much fluorine, usually characterized by mottled or stained teeth

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An abnormal condition caused by excessive intake of fluorine, as from fluoridated drinking water, characterized chiefly by mottling of the teeth.

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