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radicle

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noun rad·i·cle \ˈra-di-kəl\

Definition of radicle

  1. 1 :  the lower part of the axis of a plant embryo or seedling: a :  the embryonic root of a seedling b :  hypocotyl c :  the hypocotyl and the root together

  2. 2 :  radical 4



Origin of radicle

Latin radicula, diminutive of radic-, radix


First Known Use: 1671


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radicle

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noun rad·i·cle \ˈrad-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of radicle

  1. 1:  the rootlike beginning of an anatomical vessel or part <the radicle of a vein>

  2. 2:  radical




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