Organic compounds



The compounds containing carbon that are typically found in living systems.

Note: Generally, anything made from living systems, such as cloth, fuels, or wood, is said to be organic. Organic foods are grown with no fertilizer except the organic compounds found naturally in plants and animals.

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    noun, Pathology. 1. a disease in which there is a structural alteration (opposed to ). noun 1. any disease in which there is a physical change in the structure of an organ or part Compare functional disease organic disease n. A disease in which there is a structural change to some tissue or organ of […]

  • Organic evolution

    organic evolution n. See biologic evolution.



  • Organicism

    [awr-gan-uh-siz-uh m] /ɔrˈgæn əˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. Philosophy. the view that some systems resemble organisms in having parts that function in relation to the whole to which they belong. Compare (def 1). 2. Pathology. the doctrine that all symptoms arise from . 3. a view of society as an autonomous entity analogous to and following […]

  • Organicist

    [awr-gan-uh-siz-uh m] /ɔrˈgæn əˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. Philosophy. the view that some systems resemble organisms in having parts that function in relation to the whole to which they belong. Compare (def 1). 2. Pathology. the doctrine that all symptoms arise from . 3. a view of society as an autonomous entity analogous to and following […]



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