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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Almost complete transparent to X-rays

Usage examples (10)
  • radiolucent tissues
  • Hair beads are radiolucent and thus are difficult to differentiate on radiologic scans from the adjacent soft tissue — the air-filled hollow core may be mistaken for...
  • Fat is radiolucent, showing up as dark black on x-ray images.
  • The radiolucent area is reflective of the amount of fat in the breast. for more
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