bioterrorism

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bi·o·ter·ror·ism

 (bī′ō-tĕr′ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
The use of biological agents, such as pathogenic organisms or agricultural pests, for terrorist purposes.

bi′o·ter′ror·ist adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bioterrorism - terrorism using the weapons of biological warfarebioterrorism - terrorism using the weapons of biological warfare
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Translations

bioterrorism

[ˌbaɪəʊˈterərɪzəm] Nbioterrorismo m

bioterrorism

bio-terrorism [ˌbaɪəʊˈtɛrərɪzəm] nbioterrorisme m

bi·o·ter·ror·ism

n. terrorismo biológico, bioterrorismo. V.: Appendix C

bioterrorism

n bioterrorismo
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