[ ey-bahy-ot-ik or ey-bahy-ot-i-kuh l; ab-ee- ]
/ ˌeɪ baɪˈɒt ɪk or ˌeɪ baɪˈɒt ɪ kəl; ˌæb i- /
of or characterized by the absence of life or living organisms.
Words nearby abiotic
OTHER WORDS FROM abiotica·bi·ot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Science definitions for abiotic
[ ā′bī-ŏt′ĭk ]
Not associated with or derived from living organisms. Abiotic factors in an environment include such items as sunlight, temperature, wind patterns, and precipitation. Compare biotic.
Other words from abioticabiosis noun (ā′bī-ō′sĭs)
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