biosafety

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noun bio·safe·ty \ˌbī-ō-ˈsāf-tē\

Definition of biosafety

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

1977

First Known Use of biosafety

1977


Medical Dictionary

biosafety

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noun bio·safe·ty \ˈbī-ō-ˌsāf-tē\

Medical Definition of biosafety

plural

biosafeties

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


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