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radix

play
noun ra·dix \ˈrā-diks\

Definition of radix

plural radices play \ˈrā-də-ˌsēz, ˈra-\ or radixes play \ˈrā-dik-səz\

  1. 1 :  the base of a number system or of logarithms

  2. 2 :  the primary source



Origin of radix

Latin, root — more at root


First Known Use: 1798


Medical Dictionary

radix

play
noun ra·dix \ˈrād-iks\

Medical Definition of radix

plural radices \ˈrād-ə-ˌsēz, ˈrad-\play play or radixes \ˈrād-ik-səz\play

  1. :  the base or root of something (as a plant or a cranial or spinal nerve)




Learn More about radix

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "radix" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "radix"


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