radiodensity


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radiopacity

 [ra″de-o-pas´ĭ-te]
the quality or property of being radiopaque.

ra·di·o·pac·i·ty

(rā'dē-ō-pas'i-tē),
The x-ray shadow of a radiopaque object.
Synonym(s): radiodensity

radiodensity

/ra·dio·den·si·ty/ (-den´sĭ-te) radiopacity.

radiodensity

ra·di·o·pac·i·ty

(rā'dē-ō-pas'i-tē)
State of being radiopaque.
Synonym(s): radiodensity.

radiodensity

the property of being relatively resistant to the passage of radiant energy.
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Other diagnostic possibilities that can present with either radiodensity or lucency within the bone, including infection, benign or malignant neoplasm, or cysts should be considered.
Rather than resulting from the inexperience of radiologists, as was the case in the 1970s and 1980s, today the primary source of false-negative results are sophisticated smuggling techniques that attempt to limit detection by decreasing the radiodensity difference between drug packets and stool.
Radiographs revealed increased radiodensity and thickness of the descending aorta and a pectoral mass, and blood test results revealed anemia, hypocalcemia, hypoproteinemia, and hyperuricemia.
When a mass abuts a normal mediastinal structure of similar radiodensity, the margins of the 2 structures will be obliterated.
Radiolucent lines were defined as areas adjacent to the prosthesis of decreased radiodensity that appeared on follow-up radiographs that were not present on previous radiographs.
Survey radiographs in this case revealed multiple foreign bodies of varying radiodensity within the GI tract, and the perforation was not apparent.