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Radiopacity

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noun

The state or quality of being radiopaque, i.e. being capable of reducing the passage of light


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In X-ray films, bones produce light images, indicating that they are radiopaque.


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[NEUROSCIENCE]-USING X-RAYS TO IMAGE THE BRAIN?

... - they penetrate body and then absorbed by "radiopaque" tissues - absorbed, but DO NOT PASS THROUGH. ----------- - Radiodensity (or radiopacity) refers to the relative inability of electromagnetic radiation, particularly X-rays, to pass through a particular material. ------------ ...

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by AbducensNucleus
Sun Aug 12, 2012 3:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: [NEUROSCIENCE]-USING X-RAYS TO IMAGE THE BRAIN?
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