Definition of biohazard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbīōˌhazərd/


A risk to human health or the environment arising from biological work, especially with microorganisms.
Example sentences
  • But he says, ‘We've done some pretty significant work ‘with clients in handling biohazards and preparing for biohazards incidents.’
  • There are two major concerns for potential risks of biohazards from GMOs.
  • It's possible that, by linking the chip with analysis equipment, a user could identify medical ailments, monitor a patient's health, or even detect viruses or other biohazards before they spread.

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Syllabification: bi·o·haz·ard

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