biosafety

noun bio·safe·ty \ ˌbī-ō-ˈsāf-tē \

Definition of biosafety

:safety with respect to the effects of biological research on humans and the environment

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First Known Use of biosafety

1969


Medical Dictionary

biosafety

noun bio·safe·ty \ ˈbī-ō-ˌsāf-tē \

medical Definition of biosafety

plural biosafeties
:safety with respect to the effects of biological research on humans and the environment

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