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con·spi·cu·i·ty

(kon'spi-kyū'i-tē),
The visibility of a structure of interest on a radiograph, a function of the inherent contrast of the structure and the complexity (noise) of the surrounding image.
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con·spi·cu·i·ty

(kon'spi-kyū'i-tē)
The visibility of a structure of interest on a radiograph, a function of the inherent contrast of the structure and the complexity (noise) of the surrounding image.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

conspicuity

In radiology, the relative visibility of a lesion — how well it stands out against the images received from neighboring tissues.
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