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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.
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"


a. radioopaco-a, que no deja pasar rayos-x u otra forma de radiación;
___dyecolorante ___.
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X-ray examination of the nasal cavity demonstrated a radiopaque structure that resembled a tooth and a radiopaque mass similar to an odontoma that was adherent to the root of the suspected tooth.
Newmatic Medical also offers Radiopaque Markers, used to identify any point of interest, including masses, scar tissue, moles and birthmarks during CT, X-ray, fluoroscopic and angiographic imaging.
When imaging the chest, any radiopaque artifact in the area of interest can compromise the diagnostic quality of the image.
The ACCU-VU(TM) Sizing Catheter incorporates AngioDynamics' patented angiographic catheter technology, which provides a soft, highly radiopaque catheter tip in combination with a choice of platinum radiopaque marker patterns along the catheter shaft for catheter tip visibility and accuracy of marker placement.