biohazard


bio·haz·ard

noun \ˈbī-ō-ˌha-zərd\

: a biological or chemical substance or situation that is dangerous to human beings and the environment

Full Definition of BIOHAZARD

:  a biological agent or condition that is a hazard to humans or the environment; also :  a hazard posed by such an agent or condition
bio·haz·ard·ous \ˌbī-ō-ˈha-zər-dəs\ adjective

Examples of BIOHAZARD

  1. The gasoline spill created a serious biohazard.

First Known Use of BIOHAZARD

1967

Rhymes with BIOHAZARD

bio·haz·ard

noun \ˈbī-ō-ˌhaz-ərd, -ˈhaz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOHAZARD

: a biological agent or condition (as an infectious organism or insecure laboratory procedures) that constitutes a hazard to humans or the environment; also : a hazard posed by such an agent or condition
bio·haz·ard·ous \-ˈhaz-ərd-əs\ adjective

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