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1. Of, relating to, or derived from living organisms: organic matter.
2. Of, relating to, or affecting a bodily organ: an organic disease.
a. Of, marked by, or involving the use of fertilizers or pesticides that are strictly of animal or vegetable origin: organic vegetables; an organic farm.
b. Raised or conducted without the use of drugs, hormones, or synthetic chemicals: organic chicken; organic cattle farming.
c. Serving organic food: an organic restaurant.
d. Simple, healthful, and close to nature: an organic lifestyle.
a. Having properties associated with living organisms.
b. Resembling a living organism in organization or development; interconnected: society as an organic whole.
5. Constituting an integral part of a whole; fundamental.
6. Law Denoting or relating to the fundamental or constitutional laws and precepts of a government or an organization.
7. Chemistry Of or designating carbon compounds.
1. An organic food or a product made from organic materials.
2. A substance, especially a fertilizer or pesticide, of animal or vegetable origin.
3. Chemistry An organic compound.

or·gan′i·cal·ly adv.
or′gan·ic′i·ty (ôr′gə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


the state of being organic
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The dynamics developed in the therapeutic encounter depends on the way of organizing the working processes in a healthcare service and this organicity depends on the elements that configure the micropolitics of health work.
Psychiatry has always been interested in finding the physical substrate of mental disorders ranging from theses of organicity, brain dysfunction, neurotransmitter imbalances, and genetic predispositions, extending even to environmental and dietary hypotheses.
Bender Gestalt test was also indicative of organicity as seen from simplification, inversion and substitution.
The Sleepwalkers, then, with its ironic, but also at times violent, discrediting of the belief in immediacy and organicity amidst a world of particularities and lost totality, should be read as a post-romantic interrogation of modernity; it conjures the spectre of Romanticism, determined to expunge it.
The Organicity is densely occupied, with residential, urban agriculture, retail, industry, commerce, education and health facilities stacked above each other, accommodating approximately 5,000 people per unit.
She proposes investigating embodied memory, which she argues connects all the phases of Grotowski's research and that she links to body-memory, body-life, organicity, impulses, and associations, key terms that recur throughout his work.
Ribeyro is not seeking a naturalism that, by recognizing perfection and organicity in nature rather than fiction could in mimesis ascribe to literature the stamp of realism and authenticity.
A diagnosis of schizophrenia was made in the absence of any suggestive features of mood disorders, substance abuse or organicity, and olanzapine as second-line treatment.
For these reasons, they initially visited to the Otorhinolaryngology department of our centre and after ruling out all organicity (both clinical examination and barium swallow did not reveal any obstructive pathology) she was referred to us.
To end with Dabashi: 'We need to be mindful of the organicity of the relation of power and domination and not fetishise any particular period, episode or codification of it' (Shackle 2015).
26) The argument is highlighted by Rawlinson, who also acknowledged the organicity of human society, "as in the natural body, and in the political one; (.
Poised on survival, it is a resourceful "making do" in the manner of bricolage: it makes, as Michel de Certeau said, a "mobile organicity of the environment.