transillumination


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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.

transillumination

a form of medical examination in which a strong light is cast through the body or a body part so that blockages, foreign objects, etc., can be seen. — transilluminator, n.
See also: Remedies
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trans·il·lu·mi·na·tion

n. transiluminación, paso de luz a través de un cuerpo.
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2% agarose gel, stained with ethidium bromide, and examined by UV transillumination.
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5% agarose gels (FMC Bioproducts, Rockland, Me) and were detected by ultraviolet transillumination.
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