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benign

 [be-nīn´]
not recurrent; favorable for recovery with appropriate treatment. The opposite of malignant.

in·no·cent

(in'ō-sent),
1. Not apparently harmful.
2. Free from legal or moral wrong.
[L. innocens (-ent-), fr. in, neg., + noceo, to injure]

innocent

/in·no·cent/ (in´o-sent) not malignant; benign; not tending of its own nature to a fatal issue.

innocent

[in′əsənt]
Etymology: L, innocens, harmless
benign, innocuous, or functional; not malignant, such as an innocent heart murmur.

in·no·cent

(in'ŏ-sĕnt)
1. Not apparently harmful.
2. Free from moral wrong.
[L. innocens (-ent-), fr. in, neg., + noceo, to injure]

innocent

INNOCUOUS, non-malignant, BENIGN.

innocent

not malignant; benign.

innocent bystander reaction
when antibody attaches to antigen bound to erythrocytes, the erythrocytes are marked for complement mediated lysis and phagocytosis by reticuloendothelial cells, these 'innocent bystander' cells are protected from lysis by complement components.
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Unfortunately, those officers who had implicated innocent persons were not taken to task for letting the real culprits slip away and for implicating innocent persons.
imperative to have the cooperation of members of children families to eradicate Victimization of innocent Children but due to lacking cooperation, many government schemes are not proving successful.
Notwithstanding the lofty words of our Constitution proclaiming that 'the accused shall be presumed innocent until the contrary is proved,' our country condemns detainees who cannot afford bail to suffer a life worse than that lived by convicts until they prove themselves innocent.
He expressed deep shock at the losses of innocent lives and sympathized with those who lost their near and dear ones.
Following the court's ruling Azmi said, " I was confident that I would be found innocent.
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The Congress Party, echoing similar sentiments, said innocent people should not be harassed from any community.
Kung says Innocent was the most powerful of all the popes.
As a general rule, where the insurance policy excludes intentional acts committed by "the" insured, courts have held that this exclusion applies only to the wrongdoer and that the innocent insured is entitled to coverage.
Innocent has come up with an ingenious scheme to turn unsold fruit into smoothies for schoolchildren.
DRINKS made from pure fruit such as Innocent Smoothies are "luxury" items and must be subject to VAT, a court has ruled.
Innocent Incorporated (Innocent) (OTCBB:INCT), a gold mining company focused in Ecuador, has announced that Global Finishing Ecuador (GFE) has acquired the Murciealagos Vizcaya and Lilly Rai mining concessions.