[rey-dee-oh-trans-pair-uh nt, -par-]


transparent to radiation; invisible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy (opposed to radiopaque).

Nearby words

  1. radiothon,
  2. radiothorium,
  3. radiotoxemia,
  4. radiotoxic,
  5. radiotracer,
  6. radiotropic,
  7. radiovision,
  8. radisectomy,
  9. radish,
  10. radisson

Compare radiolucent.

Origin of radiotransparent

Related formsra·di·o·trans·par·en·cy, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for radiotransparent




Allowing transmission of radiant energy.

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