[awr-gan-uh-siz-uh m] /ɔrˈgæn əˌsɪz əm/
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).
Pathology. the doctrine that all symptoms arise from .
a view of society as an autonomous entity analogous to and following the same developmental pattern as a biological organism.
the theory that the functioning of living organisms is determined by the working together of all organs as an integrated system
the theory that all symptoms are caused by organic disease
the theory that each organ of the body has its own peculiar constitution
organicism or·gan·i·cism (ôr-gān’ĭ-sĭz’əm)
[awr-gan-ik] /ɔrˈgæn ɪk/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to a class of chemical compounds that formerly comprised only those existing in or derived from plants or animals, but that now includes all other compounds of carbon. 2. characteristic of, pertaining to, or derived from living : organic remains found in rocks. 3. of or relating […]
- Organic light-emitting diode
noun 1. a cell that emits light when voltage is applied: used as a display device replacing LCD technology in hand-held devices such as mobile phones because it is brighter, thinner, faster,and cheaper OLED
- Organic mental disorder
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 […]