Origin of biotic
Related Words for bioticbiological, nuclear, prime, living, primitive, necessary, integral, constitutional, primary, original, fundamental, essential, principal, anatomical, animate, basal, elemental, inherent, innate, live
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Historical Examples of biotic
The Tropical barrier separates the Tamaulipan and Veracruzian biotic provinces.The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico
Being euryphagous, crows exert a stabilizing influence on many kinds of prey and on the biotic community as a whole.
The major part of this biotic area lies within the Lower Sonoran Life-zone.
These birds are widely distributed and vary geographically without corresponding to the Biotic Provinces.
Biotic relations of the wood rat (Neotoma fuscipes) in the Berkeley Hills.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
Word Origin for biotic
"pertaining to life," 1847, in the medical sense, from Latin bioticus, from Greek biotikos "pertaining to life," from bios "life" (see bio-). Biotic factor was in use by 1907. Related: Biotical.