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synonyms for radix

  • essence
  • foundation
  • heart
  • origin
  • seed
  • soul
  • source
  • stem
  • stuff
  • basis
  • bedrock
  • beginnings
  • bottom
  • cause
  • center
  • crux
  • derivation
  • essentiality
  • footing
  • fountain
  • fountainhead
  • fundamental
  • germ
  • ground
  • groundwork
  • inception
  • infrastructure
  • mainspring
  • marrow
  • motive
  • nub
  • nucleus
  • occasion
  • pith
  • provenance
  • provenience
  • quick
  • quintessence
  • radicle
  • reason
  • rhizome
  • seat
  • substance
  • substratum
  • tuber
  • underpinning
  • well
  • rock bottom
  • starting point

antonyms for radix

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  • effect
  • end
  • result
  • conclusion
  • consequence
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • extra
  • outgrowth
  • outside
  • trivia
  • derivation
  • derivative
  • sprout
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How to use radix in a sentence

The root is quite the same as that of the officinal Radix senegæ.
TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF NORTH AMERICA, 1832-1834, PART III (THE TEXT BEING CHAPTERS XXVIII-XXXIII OF THE LONDON EDITION, 1843, AND THE APPENDIX A COMBINATION OF THE APPENDICES OF THE LONDON AND GERMAN [COBLENTZ, 1839] EDITIONS)MAXIMILIAN, PRINZ VON WIED
The same radix yataʼ occurs also in the Iroquois name for the opossum, which is a burrowing animal.
MYTHS OF THE CHEROKEEJAMES MOONEY
Yet there is a rather marked tendency of radix to approach the characters of marciana in southwestern Kansas.
HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN TWO SPECIES OF GARTER SNAKESHOBART M. SMITH
Many modifications of the word by prefixes, to its radix Edo, appear among the cognate dialects.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
For an excipient in manipulating a pill mass which do you prefer—the magnesia carbonate or the pulverised glycerrhiza radix?
STRICTLY BUSINESSO. HENRY
The small firn also rises with a common footstalk from the radix and are from four to eight in number.
THE JOURNALS OF LEWIS AND CLARKMERIWETHER LEWIS AND WILLIAM CLARK
By the way, is radix perhaps derived from (rad), a tooth (from the fang-like form of roots), whence rodere and possibly radius?
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 52, OCTOBER 26, 1850VARIOUS
And yet, compared with the mystery of man himself, these physical worlds of mystery are but as a radix of infinity.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 348VARIOUS
This word appears to be a derivation from the radix Wawb, white.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Bik, is, apparently, the radix of the expression for “rock.”
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
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