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Generally, functional refers to something able to fulfill its purpose or function.
- Functionalism and Functional form, movements in architectural design
- Functional group, certain atomic combinations that occur in various molecules, e.g. carbonyl, amine
- Functional symptom, functional disorder, sometimes used in medicine to describe symptoms and conditions that have no current visible organic basis
- Functional classification, a classification system for roads in the United States.
- Functional organization, a type of organization structure
In mathematics, 
- Functional (mathematics), a term applied to certain scalar-valued functions in mathematics and computer science.
- Higher-order function, also called a functional, a function that takes other functions as arguments
In computer science, software engineering 
- Functional design, a paradigm used to simplify the design of hardware and software devices
- Functional model, a structured representation of functions, activities or processes in systems and software engineering
- Functional programming, a programming paradigm based on mathematical functions rather than changes in variable states
- In an ontology, "functional" is a property or relation that can only hold a single value for a given individual
See also 
- Function (disambiguation)
- Functionalism (disambiguation)
- Functional group (disambiguation)
- Functional grammar (disambiguation)
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