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noxious

 [nok´shus]
hurtful; injurious; pernicious.

nox·ious

(nok'shŭs),
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]

noxious

/nox·ious/ (nok´shus) hurtful; injurious; pernicious.

noxious

[nok′shəs]
Etymology: L, noxius, harm
harmful, injurious, or detrimental to health.

nox·ious

(nok'shŭs)
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]

noxious

Harmful to health.

nox·ious

(nok'shŭs)
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]

noxious (nok´shus),

adj hurtful; not wholesome.

noxious

hurtful; injurious; pernicious.

noxious gases
those encountered in nature include ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, methane, sulfur dioxide; industrial intoxicants include ammonia, carbon monoxide, cyanide, and a variety of toxic smokes and fumes.
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