from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or having to do with life or living organisms.
- adj. Produced or caused by living organisms.
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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or produced by life or living organisms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to life.
- adj. produced by or caused by living things.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as biotical.
- Pertaining to or treating of a biota, or the combined fauna and flora of a region or period: as, a biotic publication; a biotic region.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to living organisms
According to the pro-ID side, ID is not only science, but also the best explanation for certain biotic phenomena.
It is reasonable to investigate the existince and implications of intelligent causation in biotic history, probably at the origin of life but also manifested in various evolutionary processes and biological facts (see Conway Morris here)
Commonalities help us figure out important differences, and what if it turns out the similarities in biotic forms are to help us learn different architectures of information representation.
What would be required is an observable analogy that things like the complexity we see in biotic system can be created through blind, non-intentional processes.
Intelligent design theorists claim that design can be detected in biotic reality.
In my early years as a pharmacist, I came across an interaction between a patient’s hypertension medicine, and a newly prescribed anti-biotic from a “skin doctor”.
This type of pollination is called biotic pollination.
"biotic" force is manifested, these colloidal or albuminous compounds are found.
In 1999 the System of Inspection and Quarantine for Galapagos (SICGAL) tied in other Ecuadorean institutions to start to control biotic invasions such as canine distemper.
I have read of 3 day cures but frankly I fear anti-biotic resistant strains of bugs more than using antibiotics the way they are meant to be used i.e. well past when you feel better so I take them six or seven days.