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innocuous

 [ĭ-nok´u-us]
harmless.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs),
Harmless.
Synonym(s): innoxious
[L. innocuus]
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in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs)
Harmless.
[L. innocuus]
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innocuous

Having no ill effect, harmless.
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Ouattara, "Combined industrial processes with irradiation to assure innocuity and preservation of food products--A review," Food Research International, vol.
(10) Innocuity: Attribute of a physical chemical or biological agent to not constitute a danger to the body.
To ensure the innocuity of animal feed, ingredients and finished products should be maintained free from pests and chemical or microbiological contaminants during production, handling, storage, and transport [130].
Avian influenza A viruses in birds of the order Psittaciformes: reports on virus isolations, transmission experiments and vaccinations and initial studies on innocuity and efficacy of oseltamivir in vivo Deutsch.
The Lactococcus lactis has been utilized for a long time in food fermentation and recently, it has been envisioned its employment to vector antigens and plasmids in vaccine development due to its innocuity, safety and adaptability to reproduce in distinct host niches (2,4).
Today philosophical work is squeezed in the edge stones of comfort, and all they wish from philosophy is the innocuity.
(9,10) However, according to the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, manufacturers of containers marketed for infant feeding have a legal responsibility to ensure that their products do not represent hazards to human health, (11) although, as opposed to food packaging, the chemical innocuity of these containers is not systematically evaluated and approved by Health Canada.
The advantages of this precursor include innocuity, low cost, similar structure with LiFeP[O.sub.4], and oxidation avoidance of ferrous iron [19-21].