Meaning : An atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron. In the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule.
In the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells.
Synonyms : free radical
Meaning : A person who has radical ideas or opinions.
Meaning : (mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity.
Meaning : A character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram.
Meaning : Markedly new or introducing radical change.
A revolutionary discovery.
Radical political views.
Synonyms : revolutionary
Meaning : Arising from or going to the root or source.
A radical flaw in the plan.
Meaning : Of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root.
A radical verb form.
Meaning : Especially of leaves. Located at the base of a plant or stem. Especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem.
Synonyms : basal