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holism

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noun ho·lism \ˈhō-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of holism

  1. 1 :  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

  2. 2 :  a holistic study or method of treatment

holist

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holism

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noun ho·lism \ˈhō-ˌliz-əm\

Medical Definition of holism

  1. 1:  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

  2. 2:  a holistic study or method of treatment




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