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deleterious

 [del″ĕ-tēr´e-us]
injurious; harmful.

del·e·te·ri·ous

(del'ĕ-tēr'ē-ŭs),
Injurious; noxious; harmful.
[G. dēlētērios, fr. dēleomai, to injure]

deleterious

/del·e·te·ri·ous/ (del″ĕ-tēr´e-us) injurious; harmful.

deleterious

[del′itir′ē·əs]
Etymology: Gk, deleterios, destroyer
harmful or dangerous.

del·e·te·ri·ous

(del'ĕ-tēr'ē-ŭs)
Injurious; noxious; harmful.
[G. dēlētērios, fr. dēleomai, to injure]

deleterious

injurious; harmful.
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Exposure of preexisting, deleterious alleles is, incidentally, a major cause of cancer, he adds.
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The practice often has a deleterious effect in developing countries, overpowering local producers or discouraging expanded agricultural development.
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The extracts may also be administered to non-diabetics without deleterious effect.
How is it possible to distinguish between sequence variations that are deleterious for the stability or for the function of the protein, leading to a disorder, and neutral variations that do not modify the phenotype?
As our knowledge advances, we have a progressively lower tolerance for deleterious materials in our food and water, particularly with respect to their impact on children.
According to these results, autocausticizing should have no deleterious effects on the properties of pulps derived from maple, spruce, and birch.
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The court noted that agreement among mental health professionals regarding the deleterious effects of solitary confinement did not translate into legal notice that the defendants may have been violating the Eighth Amendment.

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