Meaning of HOLISM in English

noun Etymology: hol- + -ism Date: 1926 a theory that the universe and especially living nature is correctly seen in terms of interacting wholes (as of living organisms) that are more than the mere sum of elementary particles, a holistic study or method of treatment, holist noun

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