Meaning of SYSTEMIC in English

[ sɪ'stɛmɪk , -'sti:m- ]

■ adjective

1》 relating to a system as a whole.

2》 Physiology denoting the non-pulmonary part of the circulatory system.

3》 (of an insecticide, fungicide, etc.) entering the plant via the roots or shoots and passing through the tissues.

4》 Linguistics (of grammar) based on the conception of language as a network of systems determining options from which speakers make choices.


~ally adverb

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