antiradical

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adjective an·ti·rad·i·cal \ˌan-tē-ˈra-di-kəl, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or

anti–radical

Definition of antiradical

  1. 1 :  opposed to or hostile toward radical movements or ideologies antiradical sentiment a time of antiradical hysteria in the country

  2. 2 medical :  counteracting the harmful effects of free radicals on the body … employing antiradical agents to halt the neurological damage triggered by oxygen radicals after strokes or injuries to the head and spinal cord … — Linda Marsa

antiradicalism

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anti–radicalism

play \ˌan-tē-ˈra-di-kə-ˌli-zəm, ˌan-tī-\ noun A similar form of conservative antiradicalism produced the Red Scare after the bombing of the home of Mitchell Palmer, the new attorney general in 1919 … — Barbara Franz

First Known Use of antiradical

1819


Medical Dictionary

antiradical

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adjective an·ti·rad·i·cal \-ˈrad-i-kəl\
variants: or

anti–radical

Medical Definition of antiradical

  1. :  counteracting the harmful effects of free radicals on the body … others are employing antiradical agents to halt the neurological damage triggered by oxygen radicals after strokes or injuries to the head and spinal cord …—Linda Marsa, The Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 1989


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