Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Allowing the passage of x-rays or other radiation; not radiopaque.

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  • adjective transparent to X-rays

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  • adjective almost complete transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation

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Examples

  • 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 benign air that became entrapped at the time of injury.

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  • 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 benign air that became entrapped at the time of injury.

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  • The radiolucent area is reflective of the amount of fat in the breast.

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  • Mammographic density refers to the amount of white or radiodense area compared to the amount of grey or radiolucent area on a mammogram.

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  • Mammographic density refers to the amount of white or radiodense area compared to the amount of grey or radiolucent area on a mammogram.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The radiolucent area is reflective of the amount of fat in the breast.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Mammographic density refers to the amount of white or radiodense area compared to the amount of grey or radiolucent area on a mammogram.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The radiolucent area is reflective of the amount of fat in the breast.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The radiolucent area is reflective of the amount of fat in the breast.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Mammographic density refers to the amount of white or radiodense area compared to the amount of grey or radiolucent area on a mammogram.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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