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radical rad·i·cal (rād'ĭ-kəl)
A group of elements or atoms usually passing intact from one compound to another but generally incapable of prolonged existence in a free state.
A free radical.
Of or being medical treatment by extreme, drastic, or innovative measures.
Designed to act on or eliminate the root or cause of a pathological process.
In politics, someone who demands substantial or extreme changes in the existing system.