System

Science / Geology / System: A stratigraphic unit of major significance which was deposited during a specific time period, and which can be correlated worldwide on the basis of its fossil content.

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System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
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Photosystems

Science / Biology / Photosystems: Clusters of several hundred molecules of chlorophyll in a thylakoid in which photosynthesis takes place. Eukaryotes have two types of photosystems: I and II. The series of green photoreceptive pigment MORE

Immune System

Science / Biology / Immune System: One of the eleven major body organ systems in vertebrates; defends the internal environment against invading microorganisms and viruses and provides defense against the growth of cancer cells. MORE

Contract Management System

Health / Health Insurance / Contract Management System: An in- formation system that incorporates membership data and reimbursement arrangements, and analyzes transactions according to contract rules. The system may include features such as decision suppor MORE

Root System

Science / Biology / Root System: Plant organ systems that anchors the plant in place, stores excess sugars, and absorbs water and mineral nutrients. That part of the plant below ground level. MORE

Systematics

Science / Biology / Systematics: The classification of organisms based on information from observations and experiments; includes the reconstruction of evolutionary relatedness among living organisms. Currently, a system that divides MORE

Enterprise Scheduling Systems

Health / Health Insurance / Enterprise Scheduling Systems: Information systems that control the use of facilities and resources for such organizations as physician groups, hospitals, and staff model HMOs. MORE

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