bacteriological warfare


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bacteriological warfare

[bak¦tir·ē·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′wȯr‚fer]
(ordnance)
Warfare conducted with pathogenic microorganisms as offensive weapons; a type of biological warfare.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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