Medical Definition of Biological containment

1. Refers to any number of methods to contain genetically engineered organisms by creating biochemical barriers to prevent them from growing outside the laboratory. In the case of bacteria and yeasts, genes in the organisms may be altered so that they need to have a supply of a nutrient that is normally found only in the laboratory. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biological Containment

biologic attack
biologic evolution
biologic haemolysis
biologic time
biological agent
biological attack
biological availability
biological chemistry
biological clock
biological clocks
biological coefficient
biological containment (current term)
biological control
biological defence
biological defense
biological determinism
biological dressings
biological engineering
biological factors
biological father
biological fathers
biological group
biological half-life
biological hazard potential
biological immortality
biological immunotherapy

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