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opalescent

 [o″pal-es´ent]
showing a milky iridescence, like an opal.

o·pa·les·cent

(ō-pă-les'ent),
Resembling an opal in the display of various colors; denoting certain bacterial cultures.
[Fr. fr. L. opalus, opal]

opalescent

/opal·es·cent/ (o″pah-les´int) showing a milky iridescence, like an opal.

opalescent

[ō′pəl·es′ənt]
showing a milky iridescence, like an opal.

o·pa·les·cent

(ōpă-lesĕnt)
Resembling an opal in the display of various colors.
[Fr. fr. L. opalus, opal]

opalescent (ō´pəles´ent),

adj resembling an opal in the display of various colors, as in opalescent dentin.
opalescent teeth,
n.pl a translucent or opal-like appearance of teeth, usually associated with a genetic defect in odontogenesis.

opalescent

showing a milky iridescence, like an opal.