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self–contamination

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noun self–con·tam·i·na·tion \-kən-ˌta-mə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of self–contamination

  1. 1 :  contamination by oneself

  2. 2 :  contamination from within



1955

First Known Use of self–contamination

1955


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