transilluminate

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verb trans·il·lu·mi·nate \ˌtran(t)s-ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnāt, ˌtranz-\

Definition of transilluminate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause light to pass through; especially :  to pass light through (a body part) for medical examination

transillumination

play \-ˌlü-mə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

transilluminator

play \-ˈlü-mə-ˌnā-tər\ noun

1900

First Known Use of transilluminate

1900


Medical Dictionary

transilluminate

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transitive verb trans·il·lu·mi·nate \ˌtran(t)s-ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnāt, ˌtranz-\

Medical Definition of transilluminate

transilluminated

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transilluminating

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


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