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abiotic

Saltos de línea: abi¦ot¦ic
Pronunciación: /ˌeɪbʌɪˈɒtɪk
 
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Definición de abiotic en inglés:

adjetivo

1Physical rather than biological; not derived from living organisms: abiotic chemical reactions
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  • Water is obviously a crucial and highly variable abiotic factor for every living organism.
  • This is distinct from the notion of selection deriving from pressures exerted by the biotic and abiotic environment inhabited by the organism.
  • For insects on plants, demes may evolve in response to local abiotic features, rather than to the natal host plant.
1.1Devoid of life; sterile: soils are seldom completely abiotic
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  • We know certain principles, which can be proven experimentally, to be universal, from the standpoint of the assumption that the universe was abiotic - not a living universe.
  • There is no reason to declare that Mars has been abiotic throughout its history.
  • As you know, the planet was originally considered to be abiotic, by some people.

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