germ warfare

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germ warfare

n.
The use of injurious microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses, as weapons in warfare.
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A hypothetical military technique that could be used by either nations or non-governmental bodies—e.g., the use of pathogens—viruses, bacteria, other disease-causing biological agents, or the toxins produced by them as biological weapons
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The archive head Liu Fenglou said the papers reveal ''invasion of northeastern China and sinful, cruel bacteriological warfare by Japanese imperialism.''