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Related to abiotic: abiotic environment, Abiotic stress


Nonliving: The abiotic factors of the environment include light, temperature, and atmospheric gases.

a′bi·o′sis (-ō′sĭs) n.
a′bi·ot′ic·al·ly adv.


(ˌeɪ baɪˈɒt ɪk, ˌæb i-)

of or characterized by the absence of life or living organisms.
a`bi•ot′i•cal•ly, adv.


[ˌeɪbaɪˈɒtɪk] ADJabiótico


adj, abiotically
advabiotisch (spec), → unbelebt
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