ra·​dic·​u·​lar | \ rə-ˈdi-kyə-lər How to pronounce radicular (audio) , ra- \

Definition of radicular

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, "Even now, Chargers could be concerned about Mike Williams," 6 June 2017

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First Known Use of radicular

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Radicular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radicular. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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ra·​dic·​u·​lar | \ rə-ˈdik-yə-lər, ra- How to pronounce radicular (audio) \

Medical Definition of radicular

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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