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a·bi·ot·ic

(ā-bī-ot'ik),
1. Incompatible with life.
2. Without life.

abiotic

(ā′bī-ŏt′ĭk)
adj.
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.

abiotic

adjective
(1) Nonviable.
(2) Non-living, lifeless.
(3) Abiotrophic.

a·bi·ot·ic

(ā-bī-ot'ik)
1. Incompatible with life.
2. Without life.

abiotic

Non-living.

a·bi·ot·ic

(ā-bī-ot'ik)
1. Incompatible with life.
2. Without life.
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protection / maintenance / restoration of habitats and species, assessment of the abiotic components of the environment, development and implementation of plans / strategies / programs management / security / control / fire device protected areas.