Definition of polysystemic in English:

polysystemic

Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪsɪˈstiːmɪk/ /ˌpɒlɪsɪˈstɛmɪk/

adjective

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

    Used chiefly with reference to prosodic analysis.

  • 2Medicine
    Involving more than one organ system.

Origin

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