Biotic vs Antibiotic - What's the difference?

biotic | antibiotic |


As adjectives the difference between biotic and antibiotic

is that biotic is biotic while antibiotic is antibiotic.

As a noun antibiotic is

antibiotic.

biotic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, pertaining to, or produced by life or living organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * (pertaining to life) biologic, living, organic

    Antonyms

    * (pertaining to life) abiotic

    Derived terms

    * abiotic

    antibiotic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pharmacology) Any substance that can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and similar microorganisms.
  • Derived terms

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    Hyponyms

    * See also

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (pharmacology) Of or relating to antibiotics.
  • (obsolete) Of or relating to the theory that extraterrestrial life does not exist.
  • See also

    * antibacterial * antiseptic