Definitions

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  • adj. Modified by the addition or replacement of two fluorine atoms

Etymologies

di- +‎ fluorinated (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To apply click chemistry to glycans, she and her colleagues designed a ring-shaped molecule, called difluorinated cyclooctyne or DIFO, that reacts with azides rapidly at physiological temperatures without the need for a toxic catalyst.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Durezol ™ is a difluorinated derivative of prednisolone and has anti-inflammatory activity.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Difluprednate, the active ingredient in Durezol, is a difluorinated prednisolone derivative that has potent anti-inflammatory activity.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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