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bi·ot·ic

 (bī-ŏt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or having to do with life or living organisms.
2. Produced or caused by living organisms.

[Probably Greek biōtikos, from biōtos, life, from bioun, to live, from bios, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]
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biotic

(baɪˈɒtɪk)
adj
1. (Biology) of or relating to living organisms
2. (Biology) (of a factor in an ecosystem) produced by the action of living organisms. Compare edaphic
[C17: from Greek biotikos, from bios life]
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bi•ot•ic

(baɪˈɒt ɪk)

also bi•ot′i•cal,



adj.
pertaining to life or living beings.
[1590–1600; < Greek biōtikós]
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bi·ot·ic

(bī-ŏt′ĭk)
Made up of living organisms; living: the study of the effects of pollution on the biotic community of a marsh.
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Adj.1.biotic - of or relating to living organismsbiotic - of or relating to living organisms  
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biotic

[baɪˈɒtɪk] ADJbiótico
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