- almost entirely transparent to radiation; almost entirely invisible in x-ray photographs and under fluoroscopy.
Origin of radiolucent
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- almost transparent to electromagnetic radiation, esp X-rays
- Characterized by allowing passage of x-rays or other radiation; not radiopaque.
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