- terrorist acts involving the use of harmful agents and products of biological origin, as disease-producing microorganisms or toxins.
Origin of bioterrorism
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- the use of living organisms and their toxic products to kill or incapacitate, esp as a political weapon
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Word Origin and History for bio-terrorism
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