radix


ra·dix

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

Definition of RADIX

1
:  the base of a number system or of logarithms
2
:  the primary source

Origin of RADIX

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

ra·dix

noun \ˈrād-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)
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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