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Descriptor English: Fluorides
Descriptor Spanish: Fluoruros
Descriptor Portuguese: Fluoretos
Descriptor French: Fluorures
Entry term(s): Fluoride
Tree number(s): D01.248.497.158.380
D01.303.350.300
SP4.097.039.764
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005459
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: only for inorganic cpds or fluoride ion; /admin: consider also FLUORIDES, TOPICAL
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: poisoning:Fluoride Poisoning
Pharm Action: Cariostatic Agents
Registry Number: Q80VPU408O
Related: Fluorides, Topical MeSH
Fluorosis, Dental MeSH
DeCS ID: 5591
Unique ID: D005459
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Fluorides - Preferred
Concept UI M0008615
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Fluorides
Entry term(s) Fluoride



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