radiolucent

adjective
ra·​dio·​lu·​cent | \ ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈlü-sᵊnt How to pronounce radiolucent (audio) \

Definition of radiolucent

: partly or wholly permeable to radiation radiolucent tissues

Other Words from radiolucent

radiolucency \ ˌrā-​dē-​ō-​ˈlü-​sᵊn(t)-​sē How to pronounce radiolucent (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of radiolucent

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Radiolucent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiolucent. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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radiolucent

adjective
ra·​dio·​lu·​cent | \ -ˈlüs-ᵊnt How to pronounce radiolucent (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiolucent

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

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