Organicism meaning

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The concept that society or the universe is analogous to a biological organism, as in development or organization.
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The doctrine that the total organization of an organism, rather than the functioning of individual organs, is the principal or exclusive determinant of every life process.
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The theory that all disease is associated with structural alterations of organs.
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The theory that living processes are a function of the entire, coordinated, autonomous system of an organism, rather than of any of its parts.
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The concept that society or the universe is analogous to a biological organism, as in development or organization.
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The doctrine that the total organization of an organism, rather than the functioning of individual organs, is the principal or exclusive determinant of every life process.
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The theory that all disease is associated with structural alterations of organs.
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(philosophy) The treatment of society or the universe as if it were an organism.
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The theory that the total organization of an organism is more important than the functioning of its individual organs.
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(dated, medicine) The theory that disease is a result of structural alteration of organs.
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