Systemic definition

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Of or affecting a system, specif. an entire system.
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Of or relating to systems or a system.
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The definition of systemic is something that affects the whole instead of just parts.

When corruption extends throughout the entire government rather than just one or two people, this is an example of systemic corruption.

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(physiol.) Of or affecting the entire organism or bodily system.
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Systemic is a group of pesticides that are absorbed into plants causing the plant to become poisonous to anything that feeds on the plant.

An example of a systemic pesticide is DDT.

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Relating to or affecting the entire body or an entire organism.

Systemic symptoms; a systemic poison.

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(physiology) Of or relating to systemic circulation.
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Embedded within and spread throughout and affecting a group, system, body, economy, market, or society as a whole.
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(physiology) Pertaining to an entire organism.
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Any of a group of pesticides that are absorbed into the tissues of plants, which in consequence become poisonous to insects, etc. that feed on them.
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Relating to or affecting a particular body system, especially the nervous system.

A systemic lesion.

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Origin of systemic

  • system +"Ž -ic

    From Wiktionary