Etymology

1. biohazard

noun. ['ˌbaɪoʊˈhæzɝd'] hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions.

Etymology

  • bio- (English)
  • βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • hazard (English)
  • hasart (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Biohazard

  • haphazard
  • hazzard

How do you pronounce biohazard?

Pronounce biohazard as ˌbaɪoʊˈhæzərd.

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Sentences with biohazard


1. Adjective
Human and animal cells or tissues are also biohazard materials.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Choose the proper biohazard bag for your used plates.

2. biohazard

noun. ['ˌbaɪoʊˈhæzɝd'] any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare.

Synonyms

  • biological agent

Antonyms

  • general agent

Etymology

  • bio- (English)
  • βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • hazard (English)
  • hasart (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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