radiopaque

adjective
ra·​di·​opaque | \ ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈpāk How to pronounce radiopaque (audio) \

Definition of radiopaque

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

First Known Use of radiopaque

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Radiopaque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiopaque. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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radiopaque

adjective
ra·​di·​opaque | \ -ō-ˈpāk How to pronounce radiopaque (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiopaque

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

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