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biological

(archaic), biologic
1. of or relating to biology
2. (of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
3. a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism

biological

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to life or living organisms.
(immunology)
A biological product used to induce immunity to various infectious diseases or noxious substances of biological origin.
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In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program.
However, the considerations above suggest that the hurling of plague cadavers might well have occurred as de' Mussi claimed, and if so, that this biological attack was probably responsible for the transmission of the disease from the besiegers to the besieged.
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