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Biological agents

Biological agent

(Science: microbiology) a disease-causing microorganism or virus, or other toxic biological matter, which is used as a weapon during war.


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... described. The desired performance characteristics of suitable types of biological agents and pharmaceutical drugs and an appropriate method of employing those agents and drugs ...

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