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Not allowing the passage of x-rays or other radiation.

ra′di·o·pac′i·ty (-ō-păs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈpeɪk) or


(General Physics) not permitting X-rays or other radiation to pass through
radiopacity, ˌradio-oˈpacity n
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(ˌreɪ di oʊˈpeɪk)

visible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy.
ra`di•o•pac′i•ty (-ˈpæs ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.radiopaque - not transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "barium sulfate is radiopaque"
radiolucent - almost complete transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "radiolucent tissues"
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a. radioopaco-a, que no deja pasar rayos-x u otra forma de radiación;
___dyecolorante ___.
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Coronary angiography was performed and revealed total occlusion of LAD due to small radiopaque mass [Figure 1]e.
IOPA revealed a well-defined irregular radiopaque mass (0.5 mm 0.5 mm) which had similar density of dental tissue [Figure 1].
CREO fenestrated screws, when augmented with the company's FORTRESS radiopaque bone cement, are designed to restore the structural integrity of the spine at vertebral levels affected by metastatic bone disease.
To enhance physician visibility, each of the .014", .018" and .035" guidewire compatible devices is designed with three radiopaque marker bands and a radiopaque shaft.
This custom manufactured radiopaque clad wire improves the visibility of stents and wire under fluoroscopy as an effective alternative to marker bands is available from Anomet Products of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Radiographic differential diagnoses for a radiopaque object in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen include right ureteral lithiasis, colonic diverticulum with a calcified fecalith, and a foreign body.
If a more accurate and detailed picture is required, such as precisely where a blockage is, a radiopaque dye can be injected directly into the uterus and tubes so that their cavities show up on X-ray.
The extracted sponge was not deformed and was free of radiopaque material.
The image of the atheroma may appear on an OPG as a nodular radiopaque mass or as radiopaque vertical lines inferiorly about 1.5 to 4cms inferior to the angle of the mandible and posteriorly to C3 and C4 vertebral bodies, separate and distinct from other radiopaque structures.
(0.1 mm), multilayer structures that encapsulate radiopaque stripes, injection molding with hard/soft combinations, blown film, and automated assembly using 100% camera control.
Foster Corporation has introduced LoPro Plus radiopaque compounds reinforced with nanoparticles for improved pushability of thin wall catheters.