Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 14:39

bioerror

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

bio- +‎ error, to rhyme with bioterror (and rarely seen without it).

NounEdit

bioerror (uncountable)

  1. (rare) A mistake of biological science that endangers humankind.
    • 2007 January 30, John Tierney, “Can Humanity Survive? Want to Bet on It?”, New York Times:
      Five years ago, Dr. Rees posted this prediction : “By 2020, bioterror or bioerror will lead to one million casualties in a single event.”