systematic


sys·tem·at·ic

adjective \ˌsis-tə-ˈma-tik\

: using a careful system or method : done according to a system

Full Definition of SYSTEMATIC

1
:  relating to or consisting of a system
2
:  presented or formulated as a coherent body of ideas or principles <systematic thought>
3
a :  methodical in procedure or plan <a systematic approach> <a systematic scholar>
b :  marked by thoroughness and regularity <systematic efforts>
4
:  of, relating to, or concerned with classification; specifically :  taxonomic
sys·tem·at·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
sys·tem·at·ic·ness \-tik-nəs\ noun

Examples of SYSTEMATIC

  1. We used a systematic approach to solve the problem.
  2. She made a systematic study of the evidence.
  3. the systematic production of cars

Origin of SYSTEMATIC

Late Latin systematicus, from Greek systēmatikos, from systēmat-, systēma
First Known Use: circa 1680

sys·tem·at·ic

adjective \ˌsis-tə-ˈmat-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYSTEMATIC

: of, relating to, or concerned with classification; specifically : taxonomic
sys·tem·at·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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