Definition of biotic
: of, relating to, or caused by living organisms biotic diversity
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Now the closest look yet at events 252 million years ago is linking those eruptions even more closely not only to the biotic cataclysm in the sea but also to the mass extinction on land.
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Origin and Etymology of biotic
Greek biōtikos, from bioun
First Known Use: 1892See Words from the same year
Definition of -biotic
: having a (specified) mode of life endobiotic
Origin and Etymology of -biotic
probably from New Latin -bioticus, from Greek biōtikos
Medical Definition of biotic
: of or relating to life; especially : caused or produced by living beings
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