the maintenance of safe conditions in biological research to prevent harm to workers, nonlaboratory organisms, or the environment.

1975–80; bio- + safety Unabridged
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biosafety (ˌbaɪəʊˈseɪftɪ)
the precautions taken to control the cultivation and distribution of genetically modified crops and products

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The printer fits inside a standard laboratory biosafety cabinet, for sterile operation.
Promotes biosafety as a scientific discipline and serves the growing needs of biosafety professionals throughout the world.
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