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Systemic refers to something that is spread throughout, system-wide, affecting a group or system, such as a body, economy, market or society as a whole. Systemic may also refer to:

In medicine[edit]

In medicine, systemic means affecting the whole body, or at least multiple organ systems. It is in contrast with topical or local.

Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease

Renamed from CFS and M.E.

In biology[edit]

  • Systemic acquired resistance, a "whole-plant" resistance response that occurs following an earlier localized exposure to a pathogen
  • Systemic pesticide, a pesticide that enters and moves freely within the organism under treatment

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