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Definition of "biosafety" [biosafety]

  • Protection from potential harm from biological agents, such as infectious microbes or modified genes. (noun)

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Use "biosafety" in a sentence
  • "[laughs] Because the term biosafety officer really had not been coined until 1976 or thereabouts, at the Asilomar Conference in California, where the first recombinant DNA research was presented as scientific fact."
  • "Because of the particularly toxic nature of the disease-causing agents studied at these labs, known as biosafety level (BSL) 4 labs, they are held to a higher level of security, or they are supposed to ... '"
  • "Because of the particularly toxic nature of the disease-causing agents studied at these labs, known as biosafety level (BSL) 4 labs, they are held to a higher level of security, or they are supposed to ..."