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radiolucent

adjective ra·dio·lu·cent \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈlü-sənt\

Definition of RADIOLUCENT

:  partly or wholly permeable to radiation <radiolucent tissues>
ra·dio·lu·cen·cy \-sən(t)-sē\ noun

First Known Use of RADIOLUCENT

1917
Medical Dictionary

radiolucent

adjective ra·dio·lu·cent \-ˈlüs-ənt\

Medical Definition of RADIOLUCENT

:  partly or wholly permeable to radiation and especially X-rays—compare radiopaque

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