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a white, crystalline powder, SnF 2 , slightly soluble in water: used as a source of fluorine in the prevention of dental caries, especially as a toothpaste additive.

stannous fluoride n.
A preparation of stannous tin and fluoride used to fluoridate toothpaste and other dental preparations.


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