biogeochemical

noun
bio·​geo·​chem·​i·​cal | \ ˌbī-ō-ˌjē-ə-ˈke-mi-kəl How to pronounce biogeochemical (audio) \

Definition of biogeochemical

: of or relating to the partitioning and cycling of chemical elements and compounds between the living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem

Other Words from biogeochemical

biogeochemistry \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈke-​mə-​strē How to pronounce biogeochemical (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of biogeochemical

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Biogeochemical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biogeochemical. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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