bio-terrorism


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bio-terrorism

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bio-terror

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1. (Military) the use of living organisms and their toxic products to kill or incapacitate, esp as a political weapon
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the use of living organisms and their toxic products to kill or incapacitate, esp as a political weapon
ˈbio-ˌterrorist adj, n
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