nonsystemic

adjective non·sys·tem·ic \ ˌnän-ˌsi-ˈste-mik \

Definition of nonsystemic

:not systemic: such as
a :not of, relating to, or common to a complex or organized body
  • nonsystemic opposition
  • nonsystemic risk
b :not affecting the entire body :of localized effect or nature
  • a nonsystemic drug acting solely within the intestine
c :of, relating to, or being a pesticide that remains on the surface that it is applied to and acts through contact
  • sprayed a nonsystemic pesticide on the tomato plant

First Known Use of nonsystemic

1856


Medical Dictionary

nonsystemic

adjective non·sys·tem·ic \ -sis-ˈtem-ik \

medical Definition of nonsystemic

:not systemic

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