- relating to or affecting the body as a whole.
- relating to or affecting a particular body system.
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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How to use systemic in a sentence
To transform toxic kitchens, operators, customers, and employees together must change these systemic mechanisms that keep workers silent in the first place.The Toxicity of Restaurant Kitchens Is Exactly Why I Never Reported Abuses|Lindsey Danis|February 4, 2021|Eater
When you’re thinking deeply about systemic inequality, you’re bound to survey your own situation.Deshaun Watson is taking a stand against disingenuous NFL owners. It could change the league.|Jerry Brewer|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
He told "Axios on HBO" that systemic racism — or racial bias, as he prefers to call it — exists everywhere but is "more obvious" in the NFL.Washington Football Team president: I don’t think our name is “that weird”|Jeff Tracy|January 31, 2021|Axios
You’ve reported on some of these smaller swaths, individual stories and experiences, but also the larger systemic failures.“We’ve Let the Worst Happen”: Reflecting on 400,000 Dead|by Logan Jaffe|January 23, 2021|ProPublica
Sure, you can and should, he argues, but the change we should be looking for is systemic, not individual.Remote workers are greener, but their tech still has a real carbon cost|Devin Coldewey|January 20, 2021|TechCrunch
There are, however, systemic problems that must be addressed.
Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Brown seems to believe that this is simply another example of a systemic overhaul.
This is what perpetuates a systemic, institutionalized rape culture.
The conforms of systemic racism have caused a precious grasping of your blackness that oft times seeks to destroy us.‘black-ish’ Keeps It Real about the Invisible Black Man|Judnick Mayard|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then, Ferguson showed us how systemic racism plays itself out.
What systemic measures are to be prescribed in acute urticaria?
You can hardly call a corporate monster like Systemic Developments a private enterprise!Industrial Revolution|Poul William Anderson
What systemic measures are to be prescribed in chronic and recurrent urticaria?
There is, in some instances, preceding or accompanying systemic disturbance.
Such an agent may often be advantageously combined with the Catalytic remedy, which tends to cure the systemic disorder.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland