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- n. The action of making something opaque or cloudy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formation of an opacity; the process of rendering opaque.
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- n. the process of becoming cloudy or opaque
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The Reykjavik Eye Study – prevalence of lens opacification with reference to identical Japanese studies.
Consequently, strategies to prevent opacification hold promise for reducing this enormous public health burden.
Pour steaming consommé into a bowl containing raw scallops or small cubes of fish, and the diner can witness their instant opacification and savor the evolution of their texture.
Presently, the only treatment for SCD is corneal replacement by penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) once corneal opacification causes decreased vision.
SCD is characterized by an abnormal deposition of cholesterol and phospholipids in the cornea resulting in progressive corneal opacification and visual loss.
Mutation of UBIAD1 in SCD is thought to result in deregulation of cholesterol and lipid metabolism, resulting in an abnormal accumulation of these substances in the cornea leading to corneal opacification and visual loss
The resultant bilateral corneal opacification is progressive.
Incidence of posterior capsular opacification in rigid pmma -
"Our study showed a statistically significant taste preference for the low-osmolar contrast agent iohexol over the high-osmolar diatrizoate sodium, with no significant differences between agents in terms of side effects or bowel opacification," said
Oral contrast for body CT: comparison of diatrizoate sodium and iohexol for patient acceptance and bowel opacification.