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radical

adj 1  :  designed to remove the root of a disease or all diseased tissue < surgery>   2  :  involving complete removal of an organ < prostatectomy>  < cystectomy>  - compare CONSERVATIVE  rad*i*cal*ly adv 
n :  FREE RADICALalso  :  a group of atoms bonded together that is considered an entity in various kinds of reactions .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  rad·i·cle  reticula 

 
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