Radiolucency



[rey-dee-oh-loo-suh nt] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈlu sənt/

adjective
1.
almost entirely transparent to radiation; almost entirely invisible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy.
/ˌreɪdɪəʊˈluːsənt/
adjective
1.
almost transparent to electromagnetic radiation, esp X-rays

radiolucent ra·di·o·lu·cent (rā’dē-ō-lōō’sənt)
adj.
Characterized by allowing passage of x-rays or other radiation; not radiopaque.
ra’di·o·lu’cen·cy n.

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