transilluminate

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

Definition of transilluminate 

transitive verb

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

Other Words from transilluminate

transillumination \ˌtran(t)s-ə-ˌlü-mə-ˈnā-shən, ˌtranz- \ noun
transilluminator \ˌtran(t)s-ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnā-tər, ˌtranz- \ noun

First Known Use of transilluminate

1900, in the meaning defined above

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transilluminate

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

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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