fluoro-

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:
< Neo-Latin; see fluor, -o-

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fluoro- or (before a vowel) fluor-
 
combining form
1.  indicating the presence of fluorine: fluorocarbon
2.  indicating fluorescence: fluoroscope
 
fluor- or (before a vowel) fluor-
 
combining form

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fluoro- or fluor-
pref.

  1. Fluorine: fluorosis.

  2. Fluorescence: fluoroscope.

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