[rad-ik-lee] /ˈræd ɪk li/
with regard to origin or root.
in a complete or basic manner; thoroughly; fundamentally.
thoroughly; completely; fundamentally: to alter radically
c.1600, “thoroughly;” 1620s with reference to roots and origins, from radical (adj.) + -ly (2).
[rad-i-kuh l] /ˈræd ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. 2. thoroughgoing or extreme, especially as regards change from accepted or traditional forms: a radical change in the policy of a company. 3. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms: radical ideas; radical and anarchistic ideologues. […]
- Radical mastectomy
radical mastectomy n. Surgical removal of the entire breast, the pectoral muscles, the lymphatic-bearing tissue in the armpit, and other neighboring tissues. Also called Halsted’s operation. radical mastectomy See under mastectomy.
noun 1. the faction representing extreme right-wing political views; ultraconservatives; reactionaries.
noun, Mathematics. 1. the symbol √ or indicating extraction of a root of the quantity that follows it, as √25=5 or . noun 1. the symbol √ placed before a number or quantity to indicate the extraction of a root, esp a square root. The value of a higher root is indicated by a raised […]