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radicular

[ra-dik-yuh-ler] /ræˈdɪk yə lər/
adjective
1.
Botany. of or pertaining to a radicle or root.
2.
Anatomy. of, pertaining to, or involving a radicle.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin rādīcul(a) radicle + -ar1
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Word Origin and History for radicular
adj.

"pertaining to roots," 1830, from Modern Latin radicula, diminutive of Latin radix (see radish) + -ar.

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radicular in Medicine

radicular ra·dic·u·lar (rə-dĭk'yə-lər)
adj.

  1. Relating to a radicle.

  2. Relating to the root of a tooth.

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