Meaning of fluorosis
Pronunciation: (floo-rō'sis, flô-, flō-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
- an abnormal condition caused by excessive intake of fluorides, characterized in children by discoloration and pitting of the teeth and in adults by pathological bone changes.
- Also calledthe changes in tooth enamel symptomatic of fluorosis.
- fluorosis (Thesaurus)