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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 E-Book (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 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 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 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 previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

u:ka:n, -z AM lu'karn, -z Lucas BR 'lu-kos AM 'lukos luce BR lu:S AM lus lucency BR ...

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 previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

probably VZV clinical Vision loss, floaters, constricted peripheral visual field; fundoscopy demonstrates perivenular lucency, followed by a cracked mud appearance of retina prognosis Poor; retinal detachment and vision loss the norm.

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 Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

probably linked to varicellazoster infection CLINICAL FINDINGS Vision loss, floaters, constricted peripheral visual field; fundoscopy demonstrates perivenular lucency, followed by a cracked mud appearance of the retina PROGNOSIS Poor; ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects (2009)

by James Wynbrandt, Mark D. Ludman

As a result of the availability of less invasive prenatal screening techniques, using ULTRASOUND, such as NUCHAL TRANS- LUCENCY SCREENING, in 2007, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended all ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

On x- ray, a soft tissue mass may be seen in severe cases, and a periosteal reaction or lucency in the adjacent bones may be noted. t-Cane ages of 20 to 40 years.

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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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