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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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