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organic disease

noun, Pathology.
a disease in which there is a structural alteration (opposed to functional disease).
Origin of organic disease
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
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organic disease

any disease in which there is a physical change in the structure of an organ or part Compare functional disease
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organic disease in Medicine

organic disease n.
A disease in which there is a structural change to some tissue or organ of the body.

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