biophilic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ -philic

Adjective[edit]

biophilic (comparative more biophilic, superlative most biophilic)

  1. (biology) Of or pertaining to biophilia.
    • 1932, Ronald Campbell Macfie, The faiths and heresies of a poet and scientist[1], Williams & Norgate, page 37:
      And even if we accept the possible explanation that, at the time life appeared, there were in existence biophilic elements now defunct, or vitalising rays no longer radiant, even then, we are met by the facts (i) that even in the lowest organisms there is extraordinary []
  2. (physics, of universal physical constants) Whose values are critical to the evolution of life in the universe.