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biocontainment

[bahy-oh-kuh n-teyn-muh nt] /ˌbaɪ oʊ kənˈteɪn mənt/
noun
1.
the confinement, as by sealed-off chambers, of materials that are harmful or potentially harmful to life.
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  • biocontainment labs are intensive users of energy and water.

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