- A region of a radiograph showing increased exposure, either because of greater transradiancy of the corresponding portion of the subject or because of inhomogeneity in the source of radiation, such as off-center positioning.
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* * *ra·dio·lu·cen·cy (ra″de-o-looґsən-se) the property of being radiolucent.
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