organic dis ease

organic disease

noun Pathology.
a disease in which there is a structural alteration (opposed to functional disease ).

Origin:
1835–45

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organic disease
 
n
Compare functional disease any disease in which there is a physical change in the structure of an organ or part

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organic disease n.
A disease in which there is a structural change to some tissue or organ of the body.

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