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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not transparent to X-rays or other forms of a type of energy.

Usage examples (23)
  • Barium sulfate is radiopaque
  • Basic idea: inject something radiopaque dark on X-rays into the spinal canal, tip the patient upside down to let the material get into the cerebrospinal fluid...
  • HSG requires the insertion of a cannula through the cervix into the uterus through which radiopaque contrast medium is injected and followed by radiographs or...
  • It is important to remember that multivitamins with iron contain a smaller quantity of elemental iron and are therefore, less radiopaque than preparations such as... for more
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