radiopaque

adjective ra·di·opaque \ ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈpāk \

Definition of radiopaque

: being opaque to various forms of radiation (such as X-rays)

First Known Use of radiopaque

1917

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radiopaque

adjective ra·di·opaque \ -ō-ˈpāk \

medical Definition of radiopaque

: being opaque to radiation and especially X-rays
  • radiopaque dyes
— compare radiolucent

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