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Radiopaque

Impenetrable by x-rays or any other form of radiation.

Extended Definition:

Radiopaque dye (one that is highlighted on x-rays) is used in cerebral angiograms to detect the degree of narrowing or obstruction of an artery or blood vessel in the brain, head, or neck; in the diagnosis of stroke, determining the location and size of a brain tumor, aneurysm, or vascular malformation.

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