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system

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noun sys·tem \ˈsis-təm\

Medical Definition of system

  1. 1a:  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 systemb:  the body considered as a functional unit

  2. 2:  a manner of classifying, symbolizing, or schematizing <a taxonomic system>





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