Medical Dictionary


noun sys·tem \ˈsis-təm\

Medical Definition of SYSTEM

a :  a group of body organs or structures that together perform one or more vital functions—see circulatory system, digestive system, endocrine system, limbic system, nervous system, reproductive system, respiratory system b :  the body considered as a functional unit
:  a manner of classifying, symbolizing, or schematizing <a taxonomic system>
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears