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