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1. A biological agent, such as an infectious microorganism, or a condition that constitutes a threat to humans, especially in biological research or experimentation.
2. The potential danger, risk, or harm from exposure to such an agent or condition.
bi′o·haz′ard·ous (-ər-dəs) adj.
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(Biology) material of biological origin that is hazardous to humans
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bi•o•haz•ard(ˈbaɪ oʊˌhæz ərd)
1. a pathogen, esp. one used in or produced by biological research.
2. the health risk posed by such a pathogen.
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|Noun||1.||biohazard - hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions|
health hazard - hazard to the health of those exposed to it
|2.||biohazard - any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare|
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
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biohazardn riesgo or peligro biológico
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