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translucent

 [trans-lu´sent]
slightly penetrable by light rays.

pel·lu·cid

(pe-lū'sid),
Allowing the passage of light.
[L. pellucidus]

pel·lu·cid

(pĕ-lū'sid)
Allowing the passage of light.
[L. pellucidus]

pellucid 

Allowing maximum passage of light.
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The results of penetrating keratoplasty for pellucid marginal corneal degeneration.
In all species analyzed, the pellucid zone consists of two layers with a thickness, in the vitellogenic oocytes, varying between 3.5 [+ or -] 0.6 and 11.5 [+ or -] 1.8 [micro]m, and were significantly thicker in S.
Leaves with petiole, 4-7(-9) cm long, sheathing the young shoots, petiolar margins membranaceous, translucid, extending through 2/3 of the petiole, glabrous or minutely pubescent, with lustrose appearance; leaf blades (13-)15-27(-45) cm long, 12-21(-26) cm wide, dimorphic through the sympodial axis, monopodial leaves ovate or widely ovate, cordate and slightly auriculate at the base, with the lobes almost symmetrical; sympodial leaves elliptic-ovate, cordate to deeply auriculate at the base, with the lobes asymmetrical, the bigger lobe half or completely overlapping the petiole; obtuse to shortly acuminate at the apex, ciliate at the margin, minutely pubescent in both surfaces; pinnately nerved, veins 4-8, inconspicuously punctate pellucid; membranaceous, with a matt appearance.
It is a deeply engaging and provocative synthesis in which larger worlds are revealed through felicitous choice of voice, image, and anecdote, and in the pellucid prose for which this author has long been admired.
Bissett in his Magnificent Guide to Birmingham: Close by yon Lake's pellucid stream, behold A Gothic Pile, which seems some cent'ries old, Vulcanic fancy there display'd her taste, And rear'd the fabric on the barren waste; The Forge materials for the work provides, Rude cinders clothe the frontcompose the sides.
I miss your blog; I miss your Midwestern, all-American wholesomeness and the unadorned, pellucid prose style of the Chicagoan that you were; and I miss your paradoxically (yet consistently) high-minded attitude toward art, always insisting that video games were not, and could never be, "art." I miss the way you raised our collective literacy with the literary references you embedded in your reviews.
Much of the scholarly analysis here is undertaken specifically in relation to Ludwig Wittgenstein's equal parts cryptic and pellucid Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921), which the Vienna Circle thinkers who devised logical positivism treated as a major inspiration.
Cytochemical demonstration of modification of carbohydrates in the mouse zona pellucid during folliculogenesis.
Weiss admirably shares Plato's aim of helping readers to become better human beings, and her pellucid exposition, which occasionally rises to the level of prophetic eloquence, raises intriguing questions: (1) Weiss wonders whether "philosophers who see the highest realities" are for Socrates "mere fictions." But doesn't Socrates "see" these realities, even if he does not know them?
Reagan, however, appealed directly to the people from the bully pulpit of the presidency, not from the Senate floor, and he made sure to explain the issue in pellucid and persuasive terms.
Then a disease-based approach considers keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, post-refractive surgery, irregular astigmatism, post-surgical ectasia, epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, and Fuch's endothelial dystrophy.
A poem written for the occasion by the city's first librarian, John Stuart Dalton, summed up the Corporation's ambitions: "This day - a glorious fount we see, from whose pellucid streams the lowliest slave may quench his thirst - in wisdom's loftiest dreams."