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biotic

 [bi-ot´ik]
1. pertaining to all plant and animal life or living organisms.
2. pertaining to the biota.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·ot·ic

(bī-ot'ik),
Pertaining to life.
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biotic

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

adjective Relating to, caused or produced by living things; relating to the biological aspects of an environment.
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bi·ot·ic

(bī-ot'ik)
Pertaining to life.
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