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transillumination (s) (noun), transilluminations (pl)
The process by which an element of light passes through body tissue so that an expert standing on the other side of the source can diagnose or study body organs or obstructions, etc.: Mr. Sanderson said that he wanted to consult with the radiologist about the transillumination which had been completed, so he could determine if there were any unusual growths in his abdomen.
This entry is located in the following units: lumen-, lumin-, lum- (page 6) trans-, tran-, tra- (page 12)