nonsystemic

adjective
non·​sys·​tem·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌsi-ˈste-mik How to pronounce nonsystemic (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsystemic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsystemic. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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nonsystemic

adjective
non·​sys·​tem·​ic | \ -sis-ˈtem-ik How to pronounce nonsystemic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonsystemic

: not systemic

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