Dictionary.com

biocentric

[ bahy-oh-sen-trik ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈsɛn trɪk /
Save This Word!

adjective
relating or adhering to the view or principle that all life forms have inherent value and significance, and should therefore be given serious consideration in determining the moral or ethical value of a course of action.Compare anthropocentric (def. 3).
relating or adhering to a cosmological theory that regards conscious, organic observers as the basis rather than the by-product of the universe, holding that their biological patterns of perception and information processing effectively determine the universe’s space-time structure and its key physical constants.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of biocentric

First recorded in 1885–90; bio- + -centric
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use biocentric in a sentence

FEEDBACK