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biosafety

[bahy-oh-seyf-tee] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈseɪf ti/
noun
1.
the maintenance of safe conditions in biological research to prevent harm to workers, nonlaboratory organisms, or the environment.
Origin of biosafety
1975-1980
1975-80; bio- + safety
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biosafety

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