Medical Dictionary

economy

noun econ·o·my \i-ˈkän-ə-mē\
plural econ·o·mies

Medical Definition of ECONOMY

1
:  the system of operation of the processes of anabolism and catabolism in living bodies <the economy of the cell>
2
:  the body of an animal or plant as an organized whole <disorganizing wide segments of the body economy—Leonard Engel>

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