opacification

noun

opac·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion ō-ˌpas-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce opacification (audio)
: an act or the process of becoming or rendering opaque
opacification of the cornea
opacification of the bile passages for radiographic examination

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“Opacification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/opacification. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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