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radiolucent

[¦rād·ē·ō′lüs·ənt]
(electromagnetism)
Transparent to x-rays and radio waves.
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The involved hip has a smaller ossific nucleus, often with increased radiodensity.
2,6) A diagnosis of mycetoma should be considered when computed tomography (CT) demonstrates a focal mass or diffuse area of increased radiodensity and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows a correlating marked decrease in intensity on T1- and T2-weighted imaging, making the fungus ball "invisible" as it blends with the adjacent air of the sinus.
Due to the increased cellularity and subsequent radiodensity of their breast tissues, premenopausal women or those undergoing hormone replacement therapy are not candidates for conventional x-ray mammography.
The new MReye Embolization Coils retain the clinical benefits found in stainless steel coils, including strong radial force and staying power, yet their higher radiodensity makes them even more visible under fluoroscopy.
Prognosis for recovery was poor because of several factors: the contraindication for internal fixation based on thin femoral cortices with subjectively poor radiodensity on radiographs, a lack of documented techniques for external coaptation of bilateral femoral fractures, and concerns regarding the ability to adequately maintain the bird during a long convalescent period.
Radiodensity and hardness of enamel and dentin of human and bovine teeth, varying bovine teeth age.