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opacify

[oh-pas-uh-fahy] /oʊˈpæs əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), opacified, opacifying.
1.
to cause to become opaque.
verb (used without object), opacified, opacifying.
2.
to become opaque.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < Latin opāc(us) shaded + -ify
Related forms
opacification, noun
opacifier, noun
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opacification in Medicine

opacification o·pac·i·fi·ca·tion (ō-pās'ə-fĭ-kā'shən)
n.

  1. The process of making something opaque.

  2. The formation of opacities.

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