biosafety

[bahy-oh-seyf-tee]
noun
  1. the maintenance of safe conditions in biological research to prevent harm to workers, nonlaboratory organisms, or the environment.

Origin of biosafety

First recorded in 1975–80; bio- + safety
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biosafety

noun
  1. the precautions taken to control the cultivation and distribution of genetically modified crops and products
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