Definición de fluoride en inglés:


Silabificación: fluor·ide
Pronunciación: /ˈflo͝orˌīd, ˈflôr-


  • 1A compound of fluorine with another element or group, especially a salt of the anion F or an organic compound with fluorine bonded to an alkyl group.
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    • Highly substituted alkyl fluorides, perfluoroalkanes, are now used as artificial blood substitutes because of their oxygen transporting properties.
    • What Sanpaolesi had aimed to do was to consolidate the deteriorated surface of the marble by forming a layer of calcium, zinc and magnesium fluorides and silica gel on the marble surface.
    • Many elements form fluorides, however, that cannot be labeled covalent or ionic; these halides exhibit the characteristics of polymeric compounds.
  • 1.1Sodium fluoride or another fluorine-containing salt added to water supplies or toothpaste in order to reduce tooth decay.
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    • Like all the other dentists, Lester had learnt in dental school that fluoride reduces tooth decay.
    • There is overwhelming evidence that fluoride can substantially reduce tooth decay.
    • Use fluoride toothpaste as fluoride makes teeth stronger and more resistant to acid attacks.


early 19th century: from fluorine + -ide.

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