centered in life; having life as its principal fact.

1885–90; bio- + -centric Unabridged
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Word Origin & History

1889, from bio- + -centric.
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Example sentences
He said humanity was poised to shift from an anthropocentric to a biocentric view.
The supreme biocentric act is not to discover yet one more animal product to abstain from.
Together, these factors may explain why southern residents favor biocentric values over economic and utilitarian uses of forests.
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