noun ra·dix \ˈrā-diks\
plural ra·di·ces \ˈrā-də-ˌsēz, ˈra-\ or ra·dix·es \ˈrā-dik-səz\

Definition of RADIX

:  the base of a number system or of logarithms
:  the primary source

Origin of RADIX

Latin, root — more at root
First Known Use: 1798
Medical Dictionary


noun ra·dix \ˈrād-iks\
plural ra·di·ces \ˈrād-ə-ˌsēz, ˈrad-\ or ra·dix·es \ˈrād-ik-səz\

Medical Definition of RADIX

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


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