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fluoro-

1.
a combining form with the meanings “fluorine,” “fluoride,” used in the formation of compound words:
fluorocarbon.
2.
a combining form with the meaning “fluorescence,” used in the formation of compound words:
fluoroscopy.
Also, fluo-; especially before a vowel, fluor-.
Origin
< New Latin; see fluor, -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for fluoro-

fluoro-

combining form
1.
indicating the presence of fluorine: fluorocarbon
2.
indicating fluorescence: fluoroscope
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fluoro- in Medicine

fluoro- or fluor-
pref.

  1. Fluorine: fluorosis.

  2. Fluorescence: fluoroscope.

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