American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A binary compound of fluorine with another element.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a compound of fluorin with another element.
- n. chemistry Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.
- n. chemistry A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A binary compound of fluorine with another element or radical.
- n. a salt of hydrofluoric acid
- fluor(ine) + -ide (Wiktionary)
- fluor(ine) + -ide. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Scientists say extra fluoride is likely to have at least a small additional effect on enamel — but more research is needed.”
“We now have 23 studies from four different countries -- Mexico, Iran, India and China -- which indicate that moderate exposure to fluoride is lowering I.Q. in children," Connett says.”
“They spent about three years studying it and determined that the current "safe" drinking water standard of 4 ppm (parts per million) set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for fluoride is too high and should be lowered.”
““Most people think that fluoride is what you have in your toothpaste or water, but they are unaware of the fact that Prozac is a fluoride product,” Green said.”
“P&G says that the $3.99 product, which does not contain fluoride, should not be used more than once a week.”
“The products contain sodium fluoride, which is effective in preventing cavities but has not been shown to be effective in removing plaque or preventing gum disease, the FDA said.”
“Sodium fluoride, which is a far simpler toxin than the fluoride compounds used for most water fluoridation, has also been used for rat and cockroach poisons, so there is no question that it is highly toxic.”
“Meanwhile the Tea industry needs to label the fluoride content of their products.”
“Bottled water is also stripped of fluoride, which is known to help prevent teeth decay, but many manufacturers add it back to their brands.”
“I read in a book by christopher bryson called the fluoride deception that while fluoride does strengthen teeth it makes them brittle so they crack & break more easily.”
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