transilluminate


trans·il·lu·mi·nate

transitive verb \ˌtran(t)s-ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnāt, ˌtranz-\

Definition of TRANSILLUMINATE

:  to cause light to pass through; especially :  to pass light through (a body part) for medical examination
trans·il·lu·mi·na·tion \-ˌlü-mə-ˈnā-shən\ noun
trans·il·lu·mi·na·tor \-ˈlü-mə-ˌnā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of TRANSILLUMINATE

1900

trans·il·lu·mi·nate

transitive verb \ˌtran(t)s-ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnāt, ˌtranz-\   (Medical Dictionary)
trans·il·lu·mi·nat·edtrans·il·lu·mi·nat·ing

Medical Definition of TRANSILLUMINATE

: to cause light to pass through; especially : to pass light through (a body part) for medical examination

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