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opaque

 [o-pāk]
impervious to light rays or, by extension, to x-rays or other electromagnetic radiation; neither translucent nor transparent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

o·paque

(ō-pāk'),
Impervious to light; not translucent or only slightly so. Compare: radiopaque.
[Fr. fr. L. opacus, shady]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·paque

(ō-pāk')
Impervious to light; not translucent or only slightly so.
Compare: radiopaque
[Fr. fr. L. opacus, shady]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

opaque 

Impervious to the passage of light. See transparent.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

o·paque

(ō-pāk')
Impervious to light; not translucent or only slightly so.
Compare: radiopaque
[Fr. fr. L. opacus, shady]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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