This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word abiotic
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Nonliving, inanimate, characterised by the absence of life; of inorganic matter.
tending to inhibit or destroy life; antibiotic.
Origin: * First attested in 1874.
In biology and ecology, abiotic components or, abiotic factors, are non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems. Abiotic factors and phenomena associated with them underpin all biology.
An ecosystem's abiotic factors may be classified via "SWATS".