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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.


(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈpeɪk) or


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


(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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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"


a. radioopaco-a, que no deja pasar rayos-x u otra forma de radiación;
___dyecolorante ___.
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Four scans demonstrated varying amounts of amorphous radiodense material suggestive of lead; these were the only packs that contained opium.
The ventriculus is recognized easily on VD projection in granivorous birds by the presence of retained, radiodense grit (Fig 7).
4,5) When an appropriate history is obtained, the diagnostic workup usually starts with conventional radiographs, particularly if the object is radiodense or suspected to be in the hypopharynx.
Animals were subjected for radiography and revealed radiodense mass in ventral neck region.
The mass did not enhance with contrast, but it contained clustered radiodense material in its center, suggesting ossification within the mass.
Radiography is recommended as an initial screening method and is especially useful for determining the location of radiodense foreign bodies.
Radiodense dural sinuses: New CT sign in patients at risk for hypoxemic insult.
Hibernomas arising in extramammary sites are usually radiolucent in contrast to the adjacent muscle; however, in fatty breast tissue, this mass is relatively radiodense.
Chest X-ray revealed no obvious lung lesion, through a large radiodense mass was noted over the right scapular area [Figure 1]a and b.
Radiographic examination more precisely localized the lesion and revealed a well-circumscribed, radiodense nodule with no evidence of metastasis to other organs (Figure 1A).
Para-nasal sinus view (PNS) revealed radiodense area occupying entire right maxillary sinus extending till infra orbital rim and right half of the nasal cavity.
Lateral mandibular radiograph (Figure 2a) and Panoramic view (Figure 2b) revealed a large exophytic radiodense mass arising from right side of the mandible.