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biological warfare

n.
Warfare in which biological weapons are used. Also called biowarfare.
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biological warfare

n
(Military) the use of living organisms or their toxic products to induce death or incapacity in humans and animals and damage to plant crops, etc. Abbreviation: BW
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biolog′ical war′fare


n.
the use in war of pathogenic organisms or toxins to disable an enemy or destroy resources.
[1945–50]
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biological warfare

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biological warfare - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or foodbiological warfare - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
bacteriological warfare, germ warfare - the use of harmful bacteria as a weapon
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Translations
حَرْب بيولوجيه
biologická válka
biologisk krigsførelse
baktériumháború
sÿklahernaîur
biologická vojna
biyolojik savaş

biology

(baiˈolədʒi) noun
the science of living things. human biology; (also adjective) a biology lesson.
bioˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
bioˈlogically (-ˈlo-) adverb
biˈologist noun
biological warfare
the use of germs as a weapon.
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Public health is an important tool for containing infectious diseases and the threat of biological warfare.
The report by NTI also stated North Korea was capable of indigenously producing other agents of biological warfare including Variola major (smallpox), Francisella tularensis (rabbit fever), and Bunyaviridae Hantavirus (Korean hemorrhagic fever).
Koblentz, Living Weapons: Biological Warfare and International Security, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 2009, ISBN-13: 978-0-8014-7752-2.
5: Biological warfare agents are likely to be selected for their ability to either incapacitate or kill humantargets of attack.
Since 2012, the graduate Missouri State University (MSU) Department of Defense and Strategic Studies (DDSS) has taught an online graduate course in chemical and biological warfare to students in the university's Master of Science degree in Defense and Strategic Studies.
In both countries, veterans who received biological warfare inoculations for anthrax or other threats were more likely to report symptoms compared with non-Gulf War veterans who did not receive such inoculations.
anthracis is the most commonly mentioned pathogen associated with biological warfare. This bacterium can form resilient spores that survive dormant in the environment for long periods of time.
The FM53 was designed to protect against traditional chemical and biological warfare agents, select toxic industrial materials and particulate matter.
American efforts to counter potential biological warfare threats are creating a 21st century Trojan horse.
Hart is head of the Chemical and Biological Warfare Program of the Nonproliferation and Export Control Project at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
Living weapons; biological warfare and international security.
JDSU said that in addition to micromachining, picosecond lasers are used for technology applications related to microsurgery, robotics, biological warfare detection and high-precision optical radar.

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