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(rad′ĭ-kăl )

[L. radicalis, having roots]

1. In chemistry, a group of atoms acting as a single unit, passing without change from one compound to another, but unable to exist in a free state.
2. Pert. to surgery or other therapy to remove or destroy all disease or diseased tissue.
SEE: conservative; SEE: radical treatment

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Radical." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770231/all/radical.
Radical. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770231/all/radical. Accessed May 23, 2019.
Radical. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770231/all/radical
Radical [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770231/all/radical.
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