transilluminate

verb trans·il·lu·mi·nate \ 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

transillumination

play \-ˌlü-mə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

transilluminator

play \-ˈlü-mə-ˌnā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of transilluminate

1900

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transilluminate

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

medical Definition of transilluminate

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

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