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biotic

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adjective bi·ot·ic \bī-ˈä-tik\

Definition of biotic

  1. :  of, relating to, or caused by living organisms <biotic diversity>



Origin of biotic

Greek biōtikos, from bioun


First Known Use: 1868


-biotic

adjective combining form bi·ot·ic

Definition of -biotic

  1. :  having a (specified) mode of life <endobiotic>



Origin of -biotic

probably from New Latin -bioticus, from Greek biōtikos


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biotic

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adjective bi·ot·ic \bī-ˈät-ik\

Medical Definition of biotic

  1. :  of or relating to life; especially :  caused or produced by living beings




-biotic

adjective combining form -bi·ot·ic \bī-ˈät-ik\

Medical Definition of -biotic

  1. 1:  relating to life <antibiotic>

  2. 2:  having a (specified) mode of life <necrobiotic>




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