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[ih-daf-ik] /ɪˈdæf ɪk/

related to or caused by particular soil conditions, as of texture or drainage, rather than by physiographic or climatic factors.
of or relating to the physical and chemical conditions of the soil, esp in relation to the plant and animal life it supports Compare biotic (sense 2)


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