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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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Outside radiographs of the left forearm demonstrated a well-defined, diffusely sclerotic lesion of the distal ulna with a smoothly marginated, radiodense extra-osseous component and notable absence of irregular or interrupted periosteal reaction (Figure 1A).
Increased radiodensity and thickness of the descending aorta and a well-circumscribed radiodense pectoral mass between the distal part of the coracoid and the sternum were also observed (Fig 1).
Increased bone density without modifcation of bone shape Osteopetrosis precocious type Generalised AR delayed type Type 1 uniform AD intermediate type Type 2 endobones with renal tubular Generalised AR AR acidosis Similar other types Axial osteosclerosis osteomesopyknosis Focal sclerosis AD AR with bamboo hair in vertebrae/pelvis Pycnodysostosis Generalised AR Osteosclerosis Cortical AD Stanesu type thickening of long bones, defcient facial sinus development Osteopathia striata Radiodense SP XLD isolated with striations on all cranial sclerosis bones with cranial sclerosis Sponastrime Striated AR dysplasia metaphysis Melorheostosis Flowing SP hyperostosis Osteopoikilosis Radiodense spots AD Mixed sclerosing Combined pattern SP bone dysplasia 2.
The major differential diagnostic considerations in cases of widespread focal round or oval radiodense lesions are osteopoikilosis, osteoblastic metastases, mastocytosis, and tuberous sclerosis.