[bahy-oh-kuh n-teyn-muh nt]
- the confinement, as by sealed-off chambers, of materials that are harmful or potentially harmful to life.
Origin of biocontainment
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Examples from the Web for biocontainment
A visit to your local pig farm now requires nearly as much preparation and gear as entering a CDC biocontainment zone.Aporkalypse Now: Pig-Killing Virus Could Mean the End of Bacon
August 20, 2014