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Introduction: Fluorosis

Description of Fluorosis

Fluorosis (medical condition): Excessive fluoride in the body...more »

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Fluorosis: a pathological condition resulting for an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Fluorosis: Inorganic salts of hydrofluoric acid, HF, in which the fluorine atom is in the -1 oxidation state. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) Sodium and stannous salts are commonly used in dentifrices.
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Fluorosis: exposure to excessive amounts of fluorine or its compounds; may occur as a result of accidental ingestion of fluoride-containing pesticides, inhalation of dusts or gases containing fluoride, or prolonged ingestion of water containing large amounts of fluorides; characterized by combined osteosclerosis and osteomalacia and mottled enamel of the teeth when exposure occurs during enamel formation.
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Fluorosis as a Disease

Fluorosis (medical condition): See Fluorosis (disease information).
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Fluorosis: Article Excerpts

Fluorosis is an excessive level of fluoride in the body. It may result from chronic inhalation of industrial dusts or ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Spinal Stenosis: NIAMS)

Fluorosis is an excessive level of fluoride in the body. It may result from chronic inhalation of... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Spinal Stenosis: NIAMS)

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Broader terms for Fluorosis

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  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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