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stannous

 [stan´us]
containing tin as a bivalent element.
stannous fluoride SnF2, a substance used in prevention of dental caries, applied topically to the teeth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

stan·nous

(stan'ŭs),
Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency. Compare: stannic.
[L. stannum, tin]
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stan·nous

(stan'ŭs)
Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency.
[L. stannum, tin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stan·nous

(stan'ŭs)
Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency.
[L. stannum, tin]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Stannous fluoride toothpastes reduce the gingival index more than sodium fluoride toothpastes.
The elimination of the free albumin and the stannous chloride from the original formulation followed by relyophilization of the MAA does not compromise either resuspension or morphology (and size distribution) of the particles.
Heat reactive phenolic resins like SP 1045 used in conjuntion with stannous chloride, as well as CR as a halogen donor, have gained broad acceptance for curing butyl bladder compounds since they provide excellent crosslinking density combined with good flex and heat aging properties.
Soluble phosphorus was determined via formation of molybdenum blue by reacting with ammonium molybdate, [([NH.sub.4]).sub.6][Mo.sub.7][O.sub.24], and stannous chloride, Sn[Cl.sub.2], to form the brightly blue-colored heteropoly-molybdenum blue (Wei and others 2009).
Stannous chloride ([SnCl.sub.2] * [2H.sub.2]O, extra pure quality) was used as starting precursor material throughout this study.
The popular visco-elastic polyurethane foam ("memory foam") products include problematic substances like toluene di-isocynate, polyether glycol, silicone surfactant, tertiary amines, stannous octoate, flame retardants, and pigments/dyes.
Stannous octoate (Sn-oct, Sigma), Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide (DCC, FLUCA), 4-(dimethyl amino) pyridine (DMAP, FALUCA), dichloromethane (DCM), Dimethyl Sulphoxide (DMSO) and other chemicals used in the current investigation were of HPLC grade procured from Ranbaxy Fine Chemicals Ltd, India.
Many reducing agents such as sodium sulphite, hydrazine, titanous chloride, lithium aluminium hydride, stannous chloride [8,9], etc.
"The toothpaste contains stannous fluoride which strengthens the enamel, in addition to reducing gum inflammation and tooth sensitivity.
Among the breakthrough technologies introduced at the conference, Crest's Expert toothpaste which is an essential tool in reducing plaque and preventing cavities, due to the essential ingredient -- stannous fluoride, which is unique to Crest in the region of the Middle East.
Joseph Muhler (Fort Wayne) invented stannous fluoride, much to the delight of parents and dentists, while Madame C.