bio·haz·ard 'bī-ō-.haz-ərd, -'haz- n a biological agent or condition (as an infectious organism or insecure laboratory procedures) that constitutes a hazard to humans or the environment also a hazard posed by such an agent or condition
bio·haz·ard·ous -'haz-ərd-əs adj

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bio·haz·ard (biґo-haz″ərd) a potentially dangerous infectious agent such as may be found in a clinical microbiology laboratory or used in experimental studies on genetic recombination.

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