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Radicle

Correct spelling for radicle

Medical definition of radicle:

1. A rootlet or structure resembling one, as the radicle of. a vein, a minute veinlet joining with others to form a vein; or the radicle of a nerve, a nerve fiber which joins others to form a nerve 2. Radical ( 1 and 2).

Usage examples for radicle:

  • The pebbles, though they contain the same chemical elements, do not become active and put out a radicle "The Breath of Life, – John Burroughs"
  • The - icle, in icicle, is apparently the same as the - icle in radicle "The English Language, – Robert Gordon Latham"

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