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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sys·tem·at·ic /ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sys·tem·at·ic /ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sys·tem·at·ic Sys·tem·at·ic·al a. [Gr. ░: cf. F. systématique.]
 1. Of or pertaining to system; consisting in system; methodical; formed with regular connection and adaptation or subordination of parts to each other, and to the design of the whole; as, a systematic arrangement of plants or animals; a systematic course of study.
    Now we deal much in essays, and unreasonably despise systematical learning; whereas our fathers had a just value for regularity and systems.   --I. Watts.
    A representation of phenomena, in order to answer the purposes of science, must be systematic.   --Whewell.
 2. Proceeding according to system, or regular method; as, a systematic writer; systematic benevolence.
 3. Pertaining to the system of the world; cosmical.
    These ends may be called cosmical, or systematical.   --Boyle.
 4. Med. Affecting successively the different parts of the system or set of nervous fibres; as, systematic degeneration.
 Systematic theology. See under Theology.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by order and planning; "the investigation was
             very systematic"; "a systematic administrator" [ant: unsystematic]
      2: not haphazard; "a series of orderly actions at regular
         hours" [syn: orderly]