abiotic

adjective abi·ot·ic \ ˌā-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-tik \

Definition of abiotic

: not biotic : abiological
  • the abiotic environment

abiotically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of abiotic


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abiotic

adjective abi·ot·ic \ ˌā-(ˌ)bi-ˈät-ik \

medical Definition of abiotic

: not biotic : abiological
  • the abiotic environment

abiotically

play \-i-k(ə-)le\ adverb


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