Medical Definition of Radiolucency
1. The state of being radiolucent. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radiolucency
Literary usage of Radiolucency
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dental Radiogram and the Science of Interpretation: A Textbook for by Frank Earle Browning (1922)
"The peridontal abscess results in a destruction of the calcium element of the bone, thereby increasing the radiolucency of this particular area of bone, ..."
2. The International Journal of Orthodontia and Oral Surgery (1919)
"When an abscess exists at the root of a tooth, the radiolucency is changed in ... By radiolucency is meant a state of offering but slight resistance to the ..."
3. The Journal of the Allied Dental Societies by Allied Dental Societies (U.S.) (1918)
"Valuable teeth showing mechanically incomplete root canal operations and without periapical radiolucency or if they have periapical radiolucency if they are ..."
4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Radiographic findings may include a "barrel-chested" appearance of the thorax, increased radiolucency of the ..."
5. Elementary and Dental Radiography by Howard Riley Raper (1918)
"... radiolucent and radiolucency, ny]*n?ui $ Fig. 456. Special dental illuminating device for displaying and observing dental X-ray negatives. radiopaque ..."