Medical Dictionary


adj or·gan·ic \r-ˈgan-ik\

Medical Definition of ORGANIC

a :  of, relating to, or arising in a bodily organ b :  affecting the structure of the organism <an organic disease>—compare functional 1b
a (1) :  of, relating to, or derived from living organisms (2) :  relating to, yielding, dealing in, or involving the use of food produced with the use of feed or fertilizer of plant or animal origin without employment of chemically formulated fertilizers, growth stimulants, antibiotics, or pesticides <organic stores> b (1) :  of, relating to, or containing carbon compounds (2) :  relating to, being, or dealt with by a branch of chemistry concerned with the carbon compounds of living beings and most other carbon compounds
or·gan·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
or·ga·nic·i·ty \ˌr-gə-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun, plural or·ga·nic·i·ties
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