[ bahy-oh-seyf-tee ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈseɪf ti /
the maintenance of safe conditions in biological research to prevent harm to workers, nonlaboratory organisms, or the environment.
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The rapidly growing number of U.S. biosafety labs—those that study potentially lethal pathogens—is causing concern.
British Dictionary definitions for biosafety
/ (ˌbaɪəʊˈseɪftɪ) /
the precautions taken to control the cultivation and distribution of genetically modified crops and products
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