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trans·il·lu·mi·na·tion

 (trăns′ĭ-lo͞o′mə-nā′shən, trănz′-)
n.
The passing of a light through the walls of a body part or organ to facilitate medical inspection.

trans′il·lu′mi·nate′ (-lo͞o′mə-nāt′) v.
trans′il·lu′mi·na′tor n.

transilluminate

(ˌtrænzɪˈluːmɪˌneɪt)
vb
(Medicine) (tr) med to pass a light through the wall of (a bodily cavity, membrane, etc) in order to detect fluid, lesions, etc
ˌtransilˌlumiˈnation n
ˌtransilˈlumiˌnator n

trans•il•lu•mi•nate

(ˌtræns ɪˈlu məˌneɪt, ˌtrænz-)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
1. to cause light to pass through.
2. to throw a strong light through (an organ or body part) as a means of diagnosis.
[1885–90]
trans`il•lu`mi•na′tion, n.
trans`il•lu′mi•na`tor, n.

transilluminate


Past participle: transilluminated
Gerund: transilluminating

Imperative
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transilluminate
Present
I transilluminate
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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References in periodicals archive ?
Although the sphenoid sinus does not transilluminate as brilliantly as the frontal or maxillary sinuses with a lighted guidewire, transillumination upon successful cannulation can be reliably noted in the mid and inferior portions of the sphenoid sinus when correct access has been obtained.
2) Such cases with full-thickness fibrofatty replacement readily transilluminate (Figure 1).
Clinical examination confirmed a tense, regular, volleyball-size scrotal mass which did not transilluminate.
It was fixed to underlying muscle, non- compressible, non- pulsatile, non- fluctuant, non- reducible and did not transilluminate.
A digital fiber-optic transillumination instrument, now commercially available, uses safe white light to transilluminate the tooth surface and an image relay mirror and camera to display the image on the computer monitor.
Tampa, FL): The Vein Locator is a portable, battery-operated device that uses three LED lights to transilluminate the patient's tissue, highlighting veins.
The National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (UK) suggests an urgent ultrasound when a scrotal mass does not transilluminate or when the examiner cannot distinguish the body of the testis.