Definitions for "Abiotic"
Of or pertaining to the nonliving.
Non-living, e.g., the abiotic environment is the nonliving, physical portion of the environment such as rock, soil (excluding microbes), water, and air.
Nonliving materials in the environment—such as elements, sunlight, and soil—that influence and are influenced by living (biotic) entities on the planet.
Keywords:  sapere, agostini
De Agostini -
Keywords:  ecology
Occurring without the involvement of microorganisms.