biotic potential


Definition of biotic potential

: the inherent capacity of an organism or species to reproduce and survive

Examples of biotic potential in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mononymous Jack, meanwhile, has her biotic potential enhanced through surgeries and experimentation by the Cerberus organization. Eirik Gumeny, Wired, 31 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of biotic potential

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of biotic potential was in 1928

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“Biotic potential.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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