Definition of perfluorinated in English:

perfluorinated

adjective

Chemistry
  • Designating a (usually organic) compound, radical, etc., in which fluorine has replaced hydrogen to the maximum extent short of altering the characteristic functional groups of the species.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Chemical Review. From per- + fluorinated.

Pronunciation

perfluorinated

/pəˈflʊərɪneɪtɪd//pəˈflɔːrɪneɪtɪd/