Abiotic

This is a term used to describe anything which is characterized by the absence of life or incompatible with life. In toxicology and ecotoxicology it refers to physical (e.g. heat, sunlight) or chemical processes (e.g. hydrolysis) that are capable of modifying chemical structures. Thus, abiotic transformation is a process in which a chemical in the … ...

Abiotic

Nonliving. Compare biotic.

Abiotic

Non-living, physical or chemical, includes solar radiation, temperature, humidity, and pH, used in context of an effect eg. abiotic damage.

abiotic

<biology> Refers to nonliving objects, substances or processes. ... (06 May 1997) ...
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Abiotic

A non living component of an ecosystem e.g. sunlight.
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abiotic

abiosis, abiotic Absence, or deficiency, of life; devoid of life or specific life conditions.
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abiotic

abiotic, abiotically 1. Characterized by the absence of life; inanimate. 2. That which is harmful to or destructive of living organisms. 3. Incompatible with life, as an environment that will not support life.
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Abiotic

Abiotic: 1. Not associated with living organisms.2. Anything in the environment incapable of life, such as the soil or weather.3. Incompatible with life or antagonist to it. Also called abiological.
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abiotic

Non-biological in origin; devoid of life; inanimate. Said especially of enviornments or environmental factors. See also abiogenesis. Abiotic factors are non-living factors, beneficial or otherwise, that exist in the environment of living things. They include, for example, the atmosphere, climate, ...
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abiotic

non-living chemical and physical factors of the environment (see also biotic).
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Abiotic

Non-living thing. Usually refers to the physical and chemical components of an organism's environment. Also called inorganic.
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abiotic

Non-living; of non-biological origin.
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Abiotic

Non-living; usually applied to the physical and chemical aspects of an organism's environment.
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abiotic

non-living. Abiotic factors include all aspects of climate, geology, and atmosphere that may affect living organisms.
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abiotic

Non-living. E.g. abiotic factors in cave environments would include physical and chemical attributes such as temperature, humidity and acidity (pH).
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Abiotic

nonliving.
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Abiotic

Not living; not biotic.
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abiotic

of or characterized by the absence of life or living organisms
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Abiotic

The non-living components of a species' environment.
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abiotic

This is a term used to describe anything which is characterized by the absence of life or incompatible with life. In toxicology and ecotoxicology it refers to physical (e.g. heat, sunlight) or chemical processes (e.g. hydrolysis) that are capable of modif
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abiotic

Type: Term Pronunciation: ā-bī-ot′ik Definitions: 1. Incompatible with life. 2. Without life.
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