Definition of Radio-opaque

1. Adjective. Not transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation. "Barium sulfate is radiopaque"

Exact synonyms: Radiopaque
Antonyms: Radiolucent
Derivative terms: Radiopacity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radio-opaque

radii lentis
radio
radio-
radio-bright
radio-collared
radio-controlled
radio-controlled aircraft
radio-controlled car
radio-flagellata
radio-frequency
radio-frequency identification
radio-frequency spectrum
radio-gramophone
radio-luminous
radio-opacity
radio-opaque (current term)
radio-phonograph
radio-station
radio-tag
radio-tagged
radio-telephone
radio-telephones
radio aerial
radio alarm
radio alarm clock
radio announcer
radio antenna
radio astronomer
radio astronomers
radio astronomy

Literary usage of Radio-opaque

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"A pyelogram by intravenous injection of a radio-opaque solution or cystoscopy with ureteral catheterization and retrograde ..."

2. Guatemala, Getting Away with Murder: An Americas Watch and Physicians for ...by Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), Anne Manuel, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) by Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), Anne Manuel, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1991)
"Other radio-opaque objects (pacemakers, artificial joints or valves, knife fragments etc.) documented with X-rays should also be removed, photographed and ..."

3. Unstable Angina: Diagnosis and Management by Eugene Braunwald (1997)
"... of measuring intracardiac pressure abnormalities, obtaining cardiac blood samples, and/or imaging cardiac structures by injection of radio-opaque dye. ..."

4. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"Dr. Moss: There is none. Dr. Khalsa: The second and third questions are related to your technique once again. Some of these radio-opaque dyes tend ..."

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