Definition of biosecurity in English:


Line breaks: bio|secur¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊsəˌkjʊərɪti


[mass noun]
  • Procedures or measures designed to protect the population against harmful biological or biochemical substances.
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    • Vets have the responsibility of ensuring that we look after the animal welfare, biosecurity, and food safety of this nation.
    • Officials would also have to be satisfied that all necessary biosecurity procedures were in place to prevent any risk of spreading the disease.
    • Successful biosecurity plans manage the risk of disease transmission.

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