Associations to the word «Systemic»


SYSTEMIC, adjective. Embedded within and spread throughout and affecting a whole system, group, body, economy, market, or society.
SYSTEMIC, adjective. (physiology) Pertaining to an entire organism.
SYSTEMIC CIRCULATION, noun. (anatomy) The part of blood circulation which carries oxygenated blood away from the heart, to the body, and returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart.
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, proper noun. (healthcare) A systemic autoimmune disease (or autoimmune connective tissue disease), where the immune system attacks the body's cells and tissue that causes inflammation and tissue damage.
SYSTEMIC THERAPY, noun. Systemic therapy is a school of psychology which seeks to address people not on individual level, as had been the focus of earlier forms of therapy, but as people in relationship, dealing with the interactions of groups and their interactional patterns and dynamics.

Dictionary definition

SYSTEMIC, adjective. Affecting an entire system; "a systemic poison".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke