pseudoradical etymology

English word pseudoradical comes from English radical, English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.)

Detailed word origin of pseudoradical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
radical English (eng) (botany, not comparable) Pertaining to a root (of a plant).. (chemistry, not comparable) Involving free radicals.. (lexicography, not comparable) Of or pertaining to the root of a word.. (math) Relating to a radix or mathematical root.. (phonology, phonetics, not comparable, of a sound) Produced using the root of the tongue.. (slang, 1980s & 1990s) Excellent; awesome.. Favoring fundamental [...]
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
pseudoradical English (eng) Claiming or appearing to be politically radical. (chemistry) An atom or group within a molecule which behaves like a free radical due to high valence.. (mathematics) The intersection of the set of nonzero prime ideals of a ring.. One who only claims or appears to be a political radical.

Words with the same origin as pseudoradical

Descendants of radical
dudical radicool
Descendants of pseudo-
polypseudorotaxane pseudo pseudoallergic pseudobranchial pseudocompact pseudoconcave pseudoconvex pseudodementia pseudodiffusion pseudodiscipline pseudoenvironmentalist pseudofruit pseudogenome pseudoholomorphic pseudohyponatremia pseudolithiasis pseudomerohedry pseudomusical pseudoresponse pseudoreversible pseudoriparian pseudoseasonal pseudowire pseudoxanthoma