osteofluorosis

osteofluorosis

/os·teo·flu·o·ro·sis/ (-fldbobr-ro´sis) skeletal changes, usually consisting of osteomalacia and osteosclerosis, caused by the chronic intake of excessive quantities of fluorides.

osteofluorosis

a generalized disturbance of bones caused by chronic fluorine poisoning and characterized by the development of multiple exostoses. There is lameness, ease of fracture of bones and mottling and pitting of the teeth.
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Fluoride also binds to bone and teeth, causing osteofluorosis and dental fluorosis.

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