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Definition of the noun Lucency

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noun - plural: lucencies

  1. The quality of being lucent.
  2. [medicine] A pale area revealed in radiography, computed tomography, or similar examination technique.

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Google previewFundamentals of Body CT (2014)

by W. Richard Webb, Wiliam E. Brant, Nancy M. Major

Subchondral lucency is a late finding in AVN. MRI is sensitive and specific for this diagnosis and is recommended for evaluation and grading.

Google previewNotes of a Radiology Watcher (2013)

by Stephen R. Baker

lucency is a pathognomonic finding, readily identifiable and often multiple, situated along the course of the large bowel. Even carefully waxed and wrapped condoms are potentially liable to rupture, especially when cocaine is introduced as ...

Google previewO'Brien's Radiology for the Ambulatory Equine Practitioner (2005)

by Timothy O'Brien

The lucency is a result of focal fat accumulations and can appear as two lucencies (Figure 9-10). The more dorsal lucency tends to be linear in shape and is produced by fat accumulation in the extensor carpi radialis tendon sheath. The larger ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

More commonly, stress fractures are discovered as a transverse/oblique lucency of the cortex with subtle fluffy periosteal reaction. Increased new bone formation may preclude visualization of the fracture and simulate an osteoid osteoma or ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

lucency, translucency . cuteSy, rootsy . pussy . bookSy, look-see . AbruZZi, footsie, tootsie, Tutsi . Sadducee . fussy, hussy, mussy . fubsy . Dulcie . gutsy .bankruptcy . radiancy . immediacy, ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedia of Surgery (1884)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

lucency. lion. °_"'.“ biliiy. effects. ofskull, expire. em MOI-ls. Small,es- Ann. Asnrulc|hiostdie- Perfectly Rarely Render Always Symp- Aslrule peciaily rule peduncn-' tincl. lranelu- present the reducibltm tome normal ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)

by Richard Soule

Transparency, trans- lucency, pellucidness. Diaphanous, a. Transparent, translucent, pellucid, clear. Diaphonics, n. Di acoustics. Diaphragm, n. Midriff. Diarrhoea, n. (Med. ) Relax, flux, purging, looseness of the bowels. Diarthrosis, n. (Med.) ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

mi'ca, family name for a class of silicates affording thin, tough laminations of variable trans- lucency; formerly used widely for electrical insulation. Micar'ta, trade name for a ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

An instrument used in inspecting the antrum of Highmore as regards the trans- lucency of its walls. Photo-shootur. The native Indian name for a disease similar to vaccinia, affecting the udder of the camel. It is communicated to those milking the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Endurance in Sport (2008)

by R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand

Characteristic signs of stress fracture seen on CT include a linear cortical defect, focal cortical lucency, periosteal new bone, cortical bridging and focal sclerosis. Where radiography has been negative and the bone scan is positive, CT is ...

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Lucency Meaning

Video shows what lucency means. The quality of being lucent.. A pale area revealed in radiography, computed tomography, or similar examination technique.

Scrabble value of L1U1C3E1N1C3Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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