a disease in which there is a structural alteration (opposed to functional disease).
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Origin of organic disease
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby organic disease
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British Dictionary definitions for organic disease
any disease in which there is a physical change in the structure of an organ or partCompare functional disease
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Medical definitions for organic disease
A disease in which there is a structural change to some tissue or organ of the body.
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