fluoridize

fluoridize
fluoridization, n.
/floor"i duyz', flawr"-, flohr"-/, v.t., fluoridized, fluoridizing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with a fluoride.
Also, esp. Brit., fluoridise.
[1935-40; FLUORIDE + -IZE]

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