abiological


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abiological

(ā′bī-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Not associated with or derived from living organisms.

a′bi·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

abiological

An obsolete adjective pertaining or referring to abiology.
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However, identifying and interpreting geochemical biosignatures of microbial life is challenging and involves careful differentiation between signatures of biological processes and those of abiological processes.
Fractionation mechanisms are not well understood, but calcium isotope fractionation during abiological and biological mineralization is well documented, and probably accounts for much of the observed natural variation in [delta][sup.
I'm staying on the fence because that critical piece of lab work that demonstrates that they're biological or abiological is still in progress.
The agreement came two days after abiological warfare symposium at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.