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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: hi'per-lu'sent

Definition: A region on a chest film showing greater than normal film blackening from increased transmission of x-rays.

See: unilateral hyperlucent lung

[hyper- + L. lucens, shining, fr. luceo, to shine]

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