Organic may refer to:


Materials and substances:

See also Biological material (disambiguation)


  • Organic chemistry, chemistry involving organic compounds.
  • Organic compound, a compound that contains carbon (although some carbon-containing compounds are excluded).

Farming, certification and products:

  • Organic food, food that is produced according to certain standards and is certified organic
  • Organic agriculture, that which relies on ecosystem management rather than external agricultural inputs
  • Organic certification, accreditation process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products
  • Organic movement, organizations and individuals involved in the promotion of sustainable agriculture and organic farming
  • Organic baby products, those which can be certified organic for babies and toddlers


  • Organic computing, computing systems with properties of self-configuration, self-optimization, self-healing, and/or self-protection
  • Organic search, search results through unpaid search engine listings, rather than through paid advertisements
  • Organic semiconductor, an organic compound that exhibits similar properties to inorganic semiconductors
  • Wetware computer (or organic computer), a computer built from living neurons and ganglions
  • Organic search engine, search engine which uses a combination of human operators and computer algorithms

Economics and Business:

  • Organic growth, business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and take-overs
  • Organic organization, one which is flexible and has a flat structure


  • Organic (military), a military unit predominantly of one type (armour, infantry, artillery, etc.) may incorporate subunits of a different type, to improve combined arms capability e.g. organic artillery, organic armour



  • Organic (model), forms, methods and patterns found in living systems, often used as a metaphor for non-living things.
  • Organicism, the biological doctrine which stresses the organization, rather than the composition, of organisms
  • Organic disease, involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs.
  • Biological process, or organic process

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