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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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The Mann Act was a product of the "White Slavery" hysteria of the early 1910s - the belief that tens of thousands of innocent young "white" girls were being kidnapped, drugged, smuggled across state lines, and sold into lives of forced prostitution by an international syndicate of foreigners.
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And whereas traditional just war doctrine enjoins against endangering innocents associated with the objects of force, this question focuses, necessarily, on innocents associated with the users of force.
Against these appalling acts of self destruction and the murder of innocents the stern words of Jesus echo as he describes the devil: "He was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him.
If any government sponsors the outlaws and killers of innocents, they have become outlaws and murderers themselves.