[n] - theory that the total organization of an organism rather than the functioning of individual organs is the determinant of life processes
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In political philosophy, a theory about the nature of the state, describing and explaining the state in terms of a living organism. The theory owes much to the ancient Greek political philosophers,...
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Or·gan'i·cism noun (Medicine) The doctrine of the localization of disease, or which refers it always to a material lesion of an organ. Dunglison.
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<medicine> The doctrine of the localization of disease, or which refers it always to a material lesion of an organ. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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noun theory that the total organization of an organism rather than the functioning of individual organs is the determinant of life processes
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• (n.) The doctrine of the localization of disease, or which refers it always to a material lesion of an organ.
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(from the article `nature, philosophy of`) The basic claim of organicism is that organisms must be interpreted as functioning wholes and cannot be understood by means of physics and chemistry ...
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organicism, organicist, organicistic 1. In medicine, the theory that all diseases are due to structural changes in the body's organs. 2. In social sciences, the theory that society is analogous to, or shares characteristics with, living organisms.
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Organicism is a philosophical orientation that asserts that reality is best understood as an organic whole. By definition it is close to holism. Plato, Hobbes or Constantin Brunner are examples of such philosophical thought. Organicism is also a biological doctrine that stresses the organization, r...
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A theory of biology that life consists in the organization or dynamic system of the organism. Opposed to mechanism and vitalism. -- J.K.F.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ōr-gan′i-sizm Definitions: 1. A theory that attributes all diseases, especially all mental disorders, as organic in origin.
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1) Scientific theory
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