biogenic

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bi·o·gen·ic

 (bī′ō-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Produced by living organisms or biological processes.
2. Necessary for the maintenance of life processes.

biogenic

(ˌbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
produced or originating from a living organism

bi•o•gen•ic

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk)

adj.
1. resulting from the activity of living organisms, as fermentation.
2. necessary for the life process.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biogenic - produced by living organisms or biological processes; "fermentation is a biogenic process"
2.biogenic - essential for maintaining the fundamental life processes; "sleep and food and water are among the biogenic needs of the organism"
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"