Definition of radiolucent in English:

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radiolucent

Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪəʊˈluːsənt/

adjective

Transparent to X-rays.
Example sentences
  • Radiological study revealed that the right maxillary sinus was totally obliterated by a multilocular mass containing numerous radiopacities within the radiolucent areas.
  • If stones are present, they appear as radiolucent or radiopaque calculi within the gallbladder.
  • Radiographic examination revealed an ill-defined radiolucent lesion at the joint area of the previous bone graft and the right mandibular angle.

Derivatives

radiolucency

noun
Example sentences
  • First, the lesion may show a transverse radiolucency extending from the posterior nonarticular surface to the articular surface.
  • Skeletal radiographs showed linear radiolucencies in the metaphyses of the long bones and lucent areas in the iliac bones, consistent with osteitis.
  • Radiographic examination revealed an irregular radiolucency in the mandible symphyseal region between the right and left premolars.

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