Definition of polysystemic in English:

polysystemic

adjective

  • 1Linguistics. That involves several different systems of linguistic analysis. Of a language: having many systems of rules.

  • 2Medicine. Involving more than one organ system.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in John R. Firth (1890–1960), linguistic scholar. From poly- + systemic.

Pronunciation

polysystemic

/ˌpɒlɪsɪˈstiːmɪk//ˌpɒlɪsɪˈstɛmɪk/