opacify

[oh-pas-uh-fahy]

verb (used with object), o·pac·i·fied, o·pac·i·fy·ing.

to cause to become opaque.

verb (used without object), o·pac·i·fied, o·pac·i·fy·ing.

to become opaque.

Origin of opacify

1910–15; < Latin opāc(us) shaded + -ify
Related formso·pac·i·fi·ca·tion, nouno·pac·i·fi·er, noun
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opacification in Medicine

opacification

[ō-păs′ə-fĭ-kāshən]

n.

The process of making something opaque.
The formation of opacities.
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