fluoride toxicity


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fluor·ide tox·ic·i·ty

(flōrīd tok-sisi-tē)
State in which the level of corporal fluoride absorption rises until it has become poisonous; symptoms of an acute toxic dose include: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, increased salivation, and thirst as a result of irritation to the stomach lining.
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Ultrastructural studies on the leydig cells of rabbits exposed to chronic fluoride toxicity. Environ Sci.
Most current research on fluoride toxicity has focused on chronic exposure.
Amelioration of fluoride toxicity by vitamins E and D in reproductive functions of male mice.
Fluoride toxicity affects children more severely than adults because the compound accumulates more rapidly in growing and developing children's bones and manifests as genu varum or bowleggedness [22].
The fact that fluoride lethality occurs at concentrations known to compare with saturation and activity reduction for calcium ion brings forth an aspect of fluoride toxicity that is counterintuitive.
"Cells have had to contend with fluoride toxicity for billions of years, and so they have evolved precise sensors and defense mechanisms to do battle with this ion," said Breaker, who is also an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Signs and Symptoms of Fluoride Toxicity * Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Abdominal pain Increased salivation Increased thirst * Signs and symptoms can begin in as little as 30 minutes and last for 24 hours.
Genetic toxicity of fluoride and antagonistic effect on fluoride toxicity. Public Hygiene in China 1991; 10(3): 157-59.
What are the 2 most common sources of fluoride toxicity?
Acute and chronic fluoride toxicity. J Dent Res 1992;71:1249-1254.
As a result, signs and symptoms of acute fluoride toxicity by ingestion can occur within minutes of exposure.