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organic

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. of, relating to, or belonging to the class of chemical compounds that are formed from carbon
5. of or relating to the essential constitutional laws regulating the government of a state

Organic

Forms that have a structure that perfectly fulfills their own functional requirements; intellectually integrated by a systematic connection and coordination of the parts to the whole.

organic

[ȯr′gan·ik]
(organic chemistry)
Of chemical compounds, based on carbon chains or rings and also containing hydrogen with or without oxygen, nitrogen, or other elements.

organic

Said of a material or compound derived from vegetable or animal life.
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Four organically grown rice varieties from the Cordillera region are now brand names among Manila and lowland's health conscious consumers.
In most of the organically conventionally grown vegetables, the Enterobacteriaceae count was between 4.
Organically complexed Cu, Zn, and Mn were separately added to the basal diet at 1/3 (L1), 2/3 (L2) and 3/3 (L3) proportions of their inorganic form, as [Bioplex.
A small number of differences in nutrient content were found to exist between organically and conventionally produced foodstuffs, but these are unlikely to be of any public health relevance," said Alan Dangour, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, and one of the report's authors.
Organically certified herbs and foods can be readily sourced in China, but the vast majority of the crops are not certified to USDA NOP standards.
Cox, Gala and Braeburn are regarded as particularly difficult to grow organically.
The panel concluded that organically bound selenium yeast complying with specific characteristics is safe for use in foods, supplements and foods for particular nutritional use.
Marketers of these products claim that organically grown ingredients are more potent and therefore more effective than nonorganic ingredients.
The research team, led by Professor Leifert, has been raising fruits, vegetables, and cows both organically and non-organically on sites on a 725-acre farm near Newcastle University.
The research team led by Professor Leifert has been raising fruits, vegetables and cows both organically and non-organically on sites on a 725-acre farm near Newcastle University.
Most people would agree that organically produced foods are better for the environment because synthetic fertilizers and pesticides are not used.
Richard Hillman, chief veterinary surgeon at Hillman Vets, in Walsall, urged people to buy organically produced pork, beef, lamb and poultry from farms where animals would have been treated well.