radicular

adjective

ra·​dic·​u·​lar rə-ˈdi-kyə-lər How to pronounce radicular (audio)
ra-
1
: of or relating to a plant radicle
2
: of, relating to, or involving a nerve root
radicular pain

Examples of radicular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If Williams has radicular symptoms going down the leg, this could be a much bigger deal. Profootballdoc, sandiegouniontribune.com, 6 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of radicular was in 1830

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“Radicular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radicular. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

radicular

adjective
ra·​dic·​u·​lar rə-ˈdik-yə-lər, ra- How to pronounce radicular (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or involving a nerve root
radicular pain
2
: of, relating to, or occurring at the root of a tooth
a radicular cyst
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