Definition of abiogenic in English:

abiogenic

adjective

  • See abiogenesis

    • ‘Carbon occurs in marine sediments as organic carbon linked with metabolic processes of plants and animals, and as carbon contained within biogenic and abiogenic carbonate minerals.’
    • ‘He spearheaded a project to illustrate the prospects of abiogenic oil and gas by drilling into crystalline rock in Sweden.’
    • ‘They suggested that these microfossils may be artefacts created by abiogenic processes.’
    • ‘We infer that ALH 84001 magnetites differ from abiogenic terrestrial magnetites because terrestrial carbonates never experienced the unique impact history of ALH 84001.’
    • ‘Discussions regarding the origin of these orange metal-rich sinters assumed that they are abiogenic partly because the environment has been presumed sterile.’