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This word appears to be used as an adjective in the following sentence:
"Die digitale Vermessung des vertikalen periimplantären Knochenabbaus und der horizontalen Reduktion des Limbus alveolaris erfolgte unter Zugrundlegen des anhand der Vermessung der röntgenopaken Implantate berechneten Vergrößerungsfaktors."
I am aware that Röntgeneologie is radiology, so I figure that this most mysterious word has something to do with X-rays. But I have never seen röntgenopak before, and not only have none of the dictionaries ever heard of it, all the search engines I try draw a blank as well! But if anyone here has a clue what it might be, I sure would be grateful for your help!
Resisted the temptation to grade my own answer! ;-)
Thank you very much for that confirmation, and yes, it sure is a great feeling when the "cranial light bulb" flashes. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: I think I may have solved my own query! It occurred to me that the "opak" might be "opaque", and I've now discovered that in radiology, there is a term, "radio-opaque"! So that's probably what it is! But if anyone else can provide confirmation, that would be appreciated.
Rowan Morrell New Zealand Local time: 20:50 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 1459