1. Perhaps not connected with residing organisms.2. Such a thing when you look at the environment not capable of life, such as the soil or weather.3. Incompatible with life or antagonist to it. Also known as abiological.
non-biological element which includes an affect from the ecosystem. The opposite of a naturally occurring environmental factor.
"without life," 1870, from a- (3) + biotic.
Non-biological aspect (eg sunshine), material (like sulfur dioxide), or procedure (including hydrolysis) that may influence residing or non-living constituents of an ecosystem. Opposite of biotic.