Origin of organic
Synonyms for organic
Antonyms for organic
Related Words for organicbiological, nuclear, prime, living, primitive, necessary, integral, constitutional, primary, original, fundamental, essential, principal, anatomical, animate, basal, elemental, inherent, innate, live
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Contemporary Examples of organic
I learned some things I can never unlearn about organic decomposition and human bone.The Real-Life Raiders of the Lost Ark
November 14, 2014
Or will you be labeled “too extreme” if you choose to buy only local, organic produce?Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession
October 25, 2014
And organic producers are sitting on some of the best GMO-free supply chains in the United States.
For one thing, the United States organic standards system already requires that foods be GMO-free.
When I looked at Tye, I was pretending that he was my son, and I looked for his organic reaction to me, and vice versa.John Travolta Doesn’t Regret a Thing
September 12, 2014
Historical Examples of organic
But first, let me say in what sense I have used the words "organic nature."
These are termed "organs," and the whole together is called "organic."
Such alliances have not in the past caused any organic union.Mountain Meditations
The question of how the present condition of organic nature came about, resolves itself into two questions.
Ione wondered if it might not be something like an organic molecule on a large scale.The Einstein See-Saw
Miles John Breuer
1510s, "serving as an organ or instrument," from Latin organicus, from Greek organikos "of or pertaining to an organ, serving as instruments or engines," from organon "instrument" (see organ). Sense of "from organized living beings" is first recorded 1778 (earlier this sense was in organical, mid-15c.). Meaning "free from pesticides and fertilizers" first attested 1942. Organic chemistry is attested from 1831.
In medicine, a descriptive term for things or conditions that have to do with an organ in the body. The term can also refer to something that is derived from living organisms.