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fluoridate

(flo͝or′ĭ-dāt′, flôr′-)
tr.v. fluori·dated, fluori·dating, fluori·dates
To add a fluorine compound to (a drinking water supply, for example) for the purpose of reducing tooth decay.

fluor′i·da′tion (-dā′shən) n.

fluoridate (flôr´idāt),

v to add fluoride to a water supply.
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