radiolucent

adjective

ra·​dio·​lu·​cent ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈlü-sᵊnt How to pronounce radiolucent (audio)
: partly or wholly permeable to radiation
radiolucent tissues

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of radiolucent was in 1917

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“Radiolucent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiolucent. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

radiolucent

adjective
ra·​dio·​lu·​cent -ˈlüs-ᵊnt How to pronounce radiolucent (audio)
: partly or wholly permeable to radiation and especially X-rays compare radiopaque

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