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Not associated with or derived from living organisms.

a′bi·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
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(Biology) not involving living organisms
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"Our findings show that what happened in these rocks happened at very high temperatures, and abiologically," said John Eiler, the Robert P.
Nitrate can also be formed abiologically, although the amounts are much less than through the combined action of mineralization and nitrification (Hutchinson, 1944).