|willfully determined or disposed to go counter to what is expected or desired; contrary|
|expressed in spoken words; oral rather than written|
|1.||of, relating to, derived from, or characteristic of living plants and animals|
|2.||of or relating to animal or plant constituents or products having a carbon basis|
|3.||of or relating to one or more organs of an animal or plant|
|4.||Compare inorganic of, relating to, or belonging to the class of chemical compounds that are formed from carbon: an organic compound|
|5.||constitutional in the structure of something; fundamental; integral|
|6.||of or characterized by the coordination of integral parts; organized|
|7.||developing naturally: organic change through positive education|
|8.||of or relating to the essential constitutional laws regulating the government of a state: organic law|
|9.||of, relating to, or grown with the use of fertilizers or pesticides deriving from animal or vegetable matter, rather than from chemicals|
|10.||any substance, such as a fertilizer or pesticide, that is derived from animal or vegetable matter|
|11.||organic food collectively|
organic or·gan·ic (ôr-gān'ĭk)
Of, relating to, or affecting organs or an organ of the body.
Of or designating carbon compounds.
Of, relating to, or derived from living organisms.
Using or produced with fertilizers of animal or vegetable matter, using no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.
Free from chemical injections or additives, such as antibiotics or hormones.
|organic (ôr-gān'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
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In medicine, a descriptive term for things or conditions that have to do with an organ in the body. The term can also refer to something that is derived from living organisms.