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ra·di·o·lu·cent

 (rā′dē-ō-lo͞o′sənt)
adj.
Allowing the passage of x-rays or other radiation; not radiopaque.

ra′di·o·lu′cen·cy n.
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radiolucent

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈluːsənt)
adj
(General Physics) almost transparent to electromagnetic radiation, esp X-rays
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ra•di•o•lu•cent

(ˌreɪ di oʊˈlu sənt)

adj.
almost entirely transparent to radiation; almost entirely invisible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy.
[1915–20]
ra`di•o•lu′cence, ra`di•o•lu′cen•cy, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.radiolucent - almost complete transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "radiolucent tissues"
radio-opaque, radiopaque - not transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation; "barium sulfate is radiopaque"
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Translations

ra·di·o·lu·cent

a. radiolúcido-a, que permite el paso de la mayor parte de rayos-x.
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