[rey-dee-oh-peyk] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈpeɪk/

to radiation; visible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy (opposed to ).
not permitting X-rays or other radiation to pass through

radiopacity ra·di·o·pac·i·ty (rā’dē-ō-pās’ĭ-tē)
The quality or state of being radiopaque.

radiopaque ra·di·o·paque (rā’dē-ō-pāk’)
Relatively impenetrable by x-rays or other forms of radiation.


Read Also:

  • Radiopager

    /ˈreɪdɪəʊˌpeɪdʒə/ noun 1. a small radio receiver fitted with a buzzer to alert a person to telephone their home, office, etc, to receive a message

  • Radiopathology

    radiopathology ra·di·o·pa·thol·o·gy (rā’dē-ō-pā-thŏl’ə-jē) n. A branch of radiology or pathology dealing with effects of radioactive substances on cells and tissues.

  • Radiopelvimetry

    radiopelvimetry ra·di·o·pel·vim·e·try (rā’dē-ō-pěl-vĭm’ĭ-trē) n. Measurement of the pelvis by radiography.

  • Radiophare

    [rey-dee-oh-fair] /ˈreɪ di oʊˌfɛər/ noun 1. a radiotelegraphic station used by vessels to determine their positions; radio beacon.

Disclaimer: Radiopacity definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.