* * *pho·to·bi·ot·ic -(.)bī-'ät-ik adj requiring light in order to live or thrive
* * *pho·to·bi·ot·ic (fo″to-bi-otґik) [photo- + biotic] living or thriving only in the light; said of certain organisms such as green plants.
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Photobiotic — Pho to*bi*ot ic, a. [Photo + biotic.] (Biol.) Requiring light to live; incapable of living without light; as, photobiotic plant cells. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
photobiotic — [fōt΄ō bī ät′ik] adj. [ PHOTO + BIOTIC] Biol. dependent upon light for existence … English World dictionary
photobiotic — “+ adjective Etymology: phot + biotic : requiring light in order to live or thrive photobiotic cells * * * /foh toh buy ot ik, bee /, adj. Bot., Zool. living or thriving only in the presence of light. [PHOTO + BIOTIC] … Useful english dictionary
photobiotic — /foh toh buy ot ik, bee /, adj. Bot., Zool. living or thriving only in the presence of light. [PHOTO + BIOTIC] * * * … Universalium
photobiotic — adjective that depends on light for life and growth … Wiktionary
photobiotic — adj. lives only in the presence of light … English contemporary dictionary
photobiotic — pho·to·biotic … English syllables
photobiotic — pho•to•bi•ot•ic [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk, bi [/t]] adj. bot zool. ecl living or thriving only in the presence of light … From formal English to slang
-biotic — [bī ät′ik, bēät′ik] combining form forming adjectives of or having a (specified) way of living [photobiotic] * * * biotic suff. A mode of living: endobiotic. [Probably New Latin biōticus, from Greek biōtikos. See … Universalium
photobathic — a. pertaining to sea depths penetrated by sunlight. ♦ photobiotic, a. thriving only in light … Dictionary of difficult words