Origin of bioticClassical Greek bi?tikos from bios: see bio-
Breathing is an example of biotic.
The definition of biotic is something related to living things.
An example of biotic is breathing.
of life or living things, or caused by living organisms
of or having a (specified) way of living: photobiotic
- Of or having to do with life or living organisms.
- Produced or caused by living organisms.
Origin of bioticProbably Greek biōtikos from biōtos life from bioun to live from bios life ; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.
A mode of living: endobiotic.
Origin of -bioticProbably New Latin -biōticus from Greek biōtikos ; see biotic .
From Ancient Greek βιωτικός (biōtikos, “of life”), from βίος (bios, “life”).
- Used to form adjectives describing a method of living
- Used to form nouns describing organisms having a specified method of living
- "Macro" means big or great and "biotic" refers to concerning life.