organic mental disorder n.
Any of a group of mental disturbances resulting from temporary or permanent brain dysfunction caused by organic factors such as alcohol, metabolic disorders, and aging.
- Organic mode
programming A term used by COCOMO to describe a project that is developed in a familiar, stable environment. The product is similar to previously developed products. Most people connected with the project have extensive experience in working with related systems and have a thorough understanding of the project. The project contains a minimum of innovative […]
- Organic molecule
A molecule of the kind normally found in living systems. Organic molecules are usually composed of carbon atoms in rings or long chains, to which are attached other atoms of such elements as hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.
- Organic molecules
The smallest units of organic compounds. Important examples of these molecules are based on chains of carbon atoms and come in four major categories: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids (DNA and RNA).
- Organic murmur
organic murmur n. A murmur caused by an organic lesion.