- n. [哲]整体论；[生]整体主义
the theory that the parts of any whole cannot exist and cannot be understood except in their relation to the whole;
"holism holds that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts"
"holistic theory has been applied to ecology and language and mental states"
- The course system should stand out holism.
- The power of this genetic holism can be seen in animal breeding.
- atomism 原子说