radiolucence (rā´dēōloo´sens),

n relative term indicating the comparatively low attenuation of a radiographic beam produced by materials of relatively low atomic number. The image on a radiograph of such materials is relatively dark because of the greater amount of radiation that penetrates to reach the film.
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Radiograph in dogs with nasal aspergillosis may show generalized radiolucence of nasal cavity secondary to turbinate tissue destruction.