bioessential

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ essential

Adjective[edit]

bioessential (not comparable)

  1. (sciences) Essential for life
    • 2000, Stuart W. Gibb, “Ammonia”, in Leo M.L. Nollet editor, Handbook of Water Analysis[1], ISBN 0824784332, page 225:
      Nitrogen is one of around 30 bioessential elements incorporated into biogeochemical cycles.