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radiolucent

[¦rād·ē·ō′lüs·ənt]
(electromagnetism)
Transparent to x-rays and radio waves.
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PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced shares all of the material properties that originally made PEEK-OPTIMA Natural the leading material for spinal interbody fusion devices, including a modulus similar to that of bone, radiolucency, biocompatibility and long-term stability.
5) Seen on supine abdominal radiographs, it describes an oval radiolucency that resembles an American football.
A radiographic examination revealed a unilocular radiolucency that extended from the furcation entrance close to the apices of the mesial and distal root of tooth No.
Radiographic assessment, number of teeth (n), success rates (%), of the study groups at 3, 6 and 12 months follow-up for ABS versus FC 3 months 3 months 6 months FC ABS FC n=30 n=30 n=30 Periapical radiolucency 30,100% 30,100% 30,100% Furcal radiolucency 30,100% 30,100% 30,100% Internal root resorption 30,100% 30,100% 30,100% External root resorption 30,100% 30,100% 29,96.
Plain radiographs revealed a periapical radiolucency of the lower left first premolar.
Although FD may be quite variable radiologically, lesions characteristically show an intramedullary radiolucency that may be eccentric or involve the entire width of a bone.
A) shows periapical radiolucency and massive bone loss in between canine and lateral incisors with both the teeth are non-vital.
X-ray of the involved bone in all the patients showed typical expansile lytic lesions and some lesions with trabeculated area of radiolucency with or without ground glass appearance (Fig.
Radiographs of the pelvis showed more radiolucency in the medial wall of the acetabulum (Figure 4a).
Radiographic changes on CXR associated with COPD are irregular radiolucency of the lung fields, diaphragmatic flattening with blunting of the costophrenic angles, a rapid tapering and peripheral absence of vascular markings and an increased retrosternal airspace seen on the lateral chest film.
Mandibular bone loss was assessed qualitatively by scoring general radiolucency (absent, mild, moderate, and severe).
23) A panoramic or periapical radiograph will show a radiolucency at the apex of the infected tooth.