[ si-stem-ik ]
/ sɪˈstɛm ɪk /
of or relating to a system.
- pertaining to or affecting the body as a whole.
- pertaining to or affecting a particular body system.
(of a pesticide) absorbed and circulated by a plant or other organism so as to be lethal to pests that feed on it.
Words nearby systemic
OTHER WORDS FROM systemicsys·tem·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sys·tem·ic, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH systemicsystematic systemic
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British Dictionary definitions for non-systemic
/ (sɪˈstɛmɪk, -ˈstiː-) /
a systemic pesticide, fungicide, etc
Derived forms of systemicsystemically, adverb
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Medical definitions for non-systemic
[ sĭ-stĕm′ĭk ]
Of or relating to a system.
Of, relating to, or affecting the entire body or an entire organism.
Relating to or affecting a particular body system, especially the nervous system.
Relating to systemic circulation.
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