English word biohazard comes from English hazard, English bio- (Life. Organic life.).
Biohazard detailed word origin explanation
|hazard || English (eng) ||To expose to chance; to take a risk.. To risk (something); to venture, to incur, or bring on. (billiards) The act of potting a ball, whether the object ball (winning hazard) or the player's ball (losing hazard).. (golf) A sand or water obstacle on a golf course.. (historical) A type of game played with dice. [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) Anything that is hazarded or risked, such as a stake in [...] |
|bio- || English (eng) ||Life. Organic life. |
|biohazard || English (eng) ||A biological hazard; a source of risk due to some biological factor such as bacteria or human waste. |
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