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arising from or going to the root or source

holding especially political views that deviate drastically and fundamentally from conventional or traditional beliefs

one who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures

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(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron

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(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity

a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

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markedly new or introducing radical change

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arising from or going to the root or source

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of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root

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especially of leaves

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The real thrust of Keywords for Radicals, though, lies not in the irredentist recapture of the radical linguistic territory of the original Keywords, but in an expedition into radical activity's contemporary vocabulary.
In such a manner they create new free radicals that, in turn, damage the body.
Tolman also notes that while the researchers provide proof that free radicals are present, "whether or not the free radicals are responsible for the toxicity is not clear.
All this, and Southern states had no voice at all in any of it, because the Radicals considered them, variously, as "territories" (Senator Charles Sumner) or "conquered provinces" (Congressman Thaddeus Stevens).
Is aristocracy a system of government, as it was for Aristotle, or a word synonymous with 'the landed interest', or is it merely a term of radical abuse?
For them, a more radical approach was necessary to bring about reform.
Now researchers report in the August 2005 Journal of Clinical Investigation that even before the immune system cranks up, NADPH oxidases in pollen itself generate a type of free radical known as reactive oxygen species (ROS), which interfere with cell signaling pathways and cause the immune system to overreact.
It is of course somewhat startling to see the events of one's own lifetime described as "history," but it is even more surprising to read admiring, uncritical accounts of the radical movements of that era.
Radical oxygen species and radical nitrogen species initiate the apoptotic cascade.
Further confirmation, if any were needed, of the mainstream influence of the family law radicals came with Al and Tipper Gore's 2002 book (Al was the U.
This is where antioxidants like a-tocopherol come into the picture; they intercept the lipid peroxyl radicals.
An antioxidant effect reducing or eliminating the creation of free radicals is a good thing"
Lots of free radicals are created in cells as they produce energy.
By contrast, Loewenstein has something to offer in his insistence upon the omnipresence of the prophetic and often apocalyptic in the language of most his chosen radicals.
First, in order to correct our misunderstandings, and undermine stereotypes (all radicals are separatist and essentialist), we need to be aware that earlier radicals wrote about a variety of topics covering questions of international politics, paid work, heterosexuality, colonialism, class and poverty, bisexuality, racism, reproduction, family and domesticity, abortion, pornography, lesbianism, war and violence, among others.