(1) Of, or having to do with science, as in scientific studies, scientific method, a scientific approach.
(2) Agreeing with or consistent with the principles or methods used in science.
Word origin: F. Scientifique; L. Scientia science – facere = to make.
Related forms: scientifically (adjective).
Related terms: scientific feasibility, scientific integrity review, scientific method, Scientific Agriculture, Scientific Name, Scientific theory.
See also: science.