biotic factor


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biotic factor

[bī·ot′ik]
an environmental influence on living things, as distinguished from climatic or geological factors.

biotic factor

the influences which occur within an environment (on both the physical environment and the organisms living there) as a result of the activities of living organisms. See EDAPHIC FACTOR.
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