Synonyms
Etymology

1. hysterectomy

noun. ['ˌhɪstɝˈɛktəmi'] surgical removal of the uterus.

Synonyms

  • cutting out
  • radical hysterectomy
  • ablation
  • panhysterectomy
  • extirpation
  • total hysterectomy

Etymology

  • -ectomy (English)
  • hyster- (English)

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  • prostatectomy
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2. radical

adjective. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm.

Synonyms

  • ultra
  • immoderate

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • stranger
  • introvert

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

3. radical

noun. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule.

Synonyms

  • alkyl
  • arsenic group
  • nitrite
  • molecule
  • cyanide group
  • vinyl
  • benzyl group
  • ketone group
  • methylene group
  • aldehyde radical
  • aldehyde group
  • allyl radical
  • propyl group
  • glyceryl
  • uranyl
  • carbonyl group
  • cyanide radical
  • vinyl group
  • methylene radical
  • benzyl radical
  • azido radical
  • hydrazo radical
  • azo radical
  • butyl
  • cacodyl radical
  • uranyl group
  • hydroxyl radical
  • allyl group
  • methylene
  • acyl
  • alkyl radical
  • uranyl radical
  • benzyl
  • vinyl radical
  • acyl group
  • alcohol group
  • hydrazo group
  • alkyl group
  • building block
  • azido group
  • benzoyl group
  • propyl radical
  • cyano group
  • alcohol radical
  • chromophore
  • azo group
  • allyl
  • carboxyl group
  • amino group
  • amino
  • benzoyl radical
  • carboxyl
  • hydroxyl
  • chemical group
  • unit
  • cacodyl group
  • nitro group
  • cacodyl
  • propyl
  • hydroxyl group
  • amyl
  • cyano radical

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • acquaintance
  • agonist
  • liberator

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

4. radical

adjective. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] markedly new or introducing radical change.

Synonyms

  • new

Antonyms

  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

5. radical

noun. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule.

Synonyms

  • atom

Antonyms

  • good person
  • drinker

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

6. radical

adjective. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] arising from or going to the root or source.

Antonyms

  • adult

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

7. radical

noun. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] a person who has radical ideas or opinions.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • subversive
  • anarchist
  • syndicalist
  • leveler
  • subverter
  • leveller
  • revolutionist
  • individual
  • Wobbly
  • Bolshevik
  • mortal
  • bolshie
  • Trot
  • red
  • Trotskyite
  • extremist
  • person
  • terrorist
  • young Turk
  • revolutionary
  • bolshy
  • Marxist
  • Trotskyist
  • nihilist
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident
  • creditor

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

8. radical

noun. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] (mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity.

Synonyms

  • quantity
  • measure

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • fat person
  • pessimist

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

9. radical

adjective. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem.

Antonyms

  • natural object

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

10. radical

noun. ['ˈrædɪkəl'] a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram.

Synonyms

  • grapheme
  • ideogram
  • character
  • graphic symbol

Antonyms

  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • radical (French)
  • radicalis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word radical-hysterectomy


1. Noun Phrase
Marissa Jaret Winokur won a Tony in 2003 for her portrayal of Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway play “Hairspray,” after having a radical hysterectomy in 2000 to treat her cervical cancer.

2. Noun Phrase
A radical hysterectomy removes the whole uterus, the upper portion of the vagina and the tissue around the cervix.

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