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radiopaque

 
obstructing the passage of radiant energy, such as x-rays, the representative areas appearing light or white on the exposed film.

ra·di·o·paque

(rā'dē-ō-pāk'),
Exhibiting relative opacity to, or impenetrability by, x-rays or any other form of radiation. Compare: radiolucent.
Synonym(s): radiodense
[radio- + Fr. opaque fr. L. opacus, shady]

radiopaque

(rā′dē-ō-pāk′)
adj.
Not allowing the passage of x-rays or other radiation.

ra′di·o·pac′i·ty (-ō-păs′ĭ-tē) n.

radiopaque

[-pāk′]
Etymology: L, radiare + opacus, obscure
not permitting the passage of x-rays or other radiant energy. See also radioactive element, radioactivity. radiopacity, n.

radiopaque

adjective Referring to a material or tissue that blocks passage of X-rays, and has a bone or near-bone density; radiopaque structures are white or nearly white on conventional X-rays.

radiopaque

adjective Referring to a material or tissue that blocks passage of x-rays, and has a bone or near bone density; radiopaque structures are white or near white on conventional x-rays. Cf Radiolucent.

ra·di·o·paque

(rā'dē-ō-pāk')
Exhibiting relative opacity to, or impenetrability by, x-rays or any other form of radiation.
Compare: radiolucent
Synonym(s): radiodense.
[radio- + Fr. opaque fr. L. opacus, shady]

radiopaque

Offering major resistance to the passage of X-rays. Radiopaque substances, such as barium sulphate and iodine-containing liquids, are commonly used to outline hollow structures, especially in the intestinal canal and the urinary system. See also BARIUM MEAL and intravenous or retrograde UROGRAPHY.

radiopaque

relatively impermeable to X-rays

ra·di·o·paque

(rā'dē-ō-pāk')
Exhibiting relative opacity to, or impenetrability by, x-rays or any other form of radiation.
Compare: radiolucent
[radio- + Fr. opaque fr. L. opacus, shady]

radiopaque (rā´dēōpāk´),

adj permitting the passage of radiant energy, but only with considerable or extreme attenuation of the radiation by absorption. The image of radiopaque materials on a radiograph ranges from light gray to total white or clarity on the film. See also medium, radiopaque.

radiopaque

not permitting the passage of x-rays, such areas appearing light in color on the x-ray film.
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