fluo-


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fluo-

(flū'ō),
1. Combining form denoting flow.
See also: fluor-.
2. Prefix often used to denote fluorine (used in the generic names of drugs).
See also: fluor-.
[L. fluo, pp. fluxus, to flow]

fluor-

, fluoro-, fluo- [L. fluor, flowing, a flow]
1. A prefix used in chemistry for fluorine, fluoride
2. A prefix meaning fluorescence.