abiogenic

[ ey-bahy-oh-jen-ik, ab-ee-oh- ]
/ ˌeɪ baɪ oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌæb i oʊ- /

adjective Biology.

not resulting from the activity of living organisms.

Origin of abiogenic

First recorded in 1910–15; a-6 + biogenic

Related forms

a·bi·o·gen·i·cal·ly, adverb
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