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[rad-uh-seez, rey-duh-] /ˈræd əˌsiz, ˈreɪ də-/

a plural of .
[rey-diks] /ˈreɪ dɪks/
noun, plural radices
[rad-uh-seez, rey-duh-] /ˈræd əˌsiz, ˈreɪ də-/ (Show IPA), radixes.
Mathematics. a number taken as the base of a system of numbers, logarithms, or the like.
Anatomy, Botany. a root; radicle.
a plural of radix
noun (pl) -dices (-dɪˌsiːz), -dixes
(maths) any number that is the base of a number system or of a system of logarithms: 10 is the radix of the decimal system
(biology) the root or point of origin of a part or organ
(linguistics) a less common word for root1 (sense 9)

radix ra·dix (rā’dĭks)
n. pl. ra·dix·es or rad·i·ces (rād’ĭ-sēz’, rā’dĭ-)
The primary or beginning portion of a part or organ, as of a nerve at its origin from the brainstem or spinal cord.
Plural radices (rād’ĭ-sēz’, rā’dĭ-) or radixes


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