a combining form with the meanings “fluorine,” “fluoride,” used in the formation of compound words: fluorocarbon.
a combining form with the meaning “fluorescence,” used in the formation of compound words: fluoroscopy.
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Also fluo-; especially before a vowel, fluor-
Words nearby fluoro-
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British Dictionary definitions for fluoro
before a vowel fluor-
indicating the presence of fluorinefluorocarbon
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Medical definitions for fluoro
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