fluoridation etymology

English word fluoridation comes from English fluoride, English -ation

Detailed word origin of fluoridation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fluoride English (eng) (chemistry) A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.. (chemistry) Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
fluoridation English (eng) (chemistry) The act or process of adding fluoride to something, especially water.

Words with the same origin as fluoridation

Descendants of fluoride
fluoridate fluoridise fluoridosis
Descendants of -ation
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