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noun pl. rad·i·ces or ra·dix·es
- Biology A root or point of origin.
- Abbr. rad. Mathematics The base of a system of numbers, such as 2 in the binary system and 10 in the decimal system.
Origin: Latin rādīx, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.
radix - Computer Definition
The base value in a numbering system. For example, in the decimal numbering system, the radix is 10.
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radix - Medical Definition
noun pl. ra·dix·es or rad·i·ces
radix - Science Definition
Plural radices radices or radixes
- Biology The primary or beginning portion of a part or organ, as of a nerve at its origin from the brainstem or spinal cord.
- Mathematics The base of a system of numbers, such as 2 in the binary system and 10 in the decimal system.
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