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radiopaque

[rey-dee-oh-peyk] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈpeɪk/
adjective
1.
opaque to radiation; visible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy (opposed to radiotransparent).
Compare radiolucent.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; radi(o)- + opaque
Related forms
radiopacity
[rey-dee-oh-pas-i-tee] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈpæs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for radiopacity

radiopaque

/ˌreɪdɪəʊˈpeɪk/
adjective
1.
not permitting X-rays or other radiation to pass through
Derived Forms
radiopacity (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈpæsɪtɪ), radio-opacity, noun
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radiopacity in Medicine

radiopacity ra·di·o·pac·i·ty (rā'dē-ō-pās'ĭ-tē)
n.
The quality or state of being radiopaque.

radiopaque ra·di·o·paque (rā'dē-ō-pāk')
adj.
Relatively impenetrable by x-rays or other forms of radiation.

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