Organicism Definition

ôr-gănĭ-sĭzəm
noun
Webster's New World
The concept that society or the universe is analogous to a biological organism, as in development or organization.
American Heritage Medicine
The theory that living processes are a function of the entire, coordinated, autonomous system of an organism, rather than of any of its parts.
Webster's New World
The theory that all disease is associated with structural alterations of organs.
American Heritage Medicine
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