Meaning of organicism
Pronunciation: (ôr-gan'u-siz"um), [key]
- the view that some systems resemble organisms in having parts that function in relation to the whole to which they belong. Cf.
- the doctrine that all symptoms arise from organic disease.
- a view of society as an autonomous entity analogous to and following the same developmental pattern as a biological organism.
- organicism (Thesaurus)