sodium silicofluoride

sodium silicofluoride
noun

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  • sodium silicofluoride — n SODIUM FLUOSILICATE * * * a compound added to water to produce 0.7 to 1 part per million of fluorine, to prevent dental caries, and also used in insecticides. Called also s. fluosilicate …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium fluosilicate — n a crystalline salt Na2SiF6 used as an insecticide called also sodium silicofluoride * * * s. silicofluoride …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium — A metallic element, atomic no. 11, atomic wt. 22.989768; an alkali metal oxidizing readily in air or water; its salts are found in natural biologic systems and are extensively used in medicine and industry. The s. ion is the most plentiful… …   Medical dictionary

  • silicofluoride — A compound of silicon and fluorine with another element. * * * sil·i·co·flu·o·ride .sil i kō flu̇( ə)r .īd n FLUOSILICATE see SODIUM FLUOSILICATE * * * sil·i …   Medical dictionary

  • Water fluoridation — Fluoridation does not affect the appearance, taste or smell of drinking water.[1] Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay. Fluoridated water has flu …   Wikipedia

  • Hexafluorosilicic acid — Preferred IUPAC name Hexafluorosilicic acid Systematic name …   Wikipedia

  • fluorosilicate — flu·o·ro·sil·i·cate (floor″o silґĭ kāt) a compound of silicon and some other base with fluorine, such as sodium silicofluoride; fluorosilicates are sometimes used as insecticides, and are very toxic when ingested. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • Opposition to water fluoridation — refers to activism against the fluoridation of public water supplies. The controversy occurs mainly in English speaking countries, as Continental Europe does not practice water fluoridation, although some continental countries fluoridate salt.… …   Wikipedia

  • Water fluoridation controversy — The water fluoridation controversy arises from moral, ethical, and safety concerns regarding the fluoridation of public water supplies. The controversy occurs mainly in English speaking countries, as Continental Europe does not practice water… …   Wikipedia

  • fluosilicate — fluo·sil·i·cate .flü ə sil ə .kāt, sil i kət n a salt of fluosilicic acid called also silicofluoride see SODIUM FLUOSILICATE …   Medical dictionary

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