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noxious

 [nok´shus]
hurtful; injurious; pernicious.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

nox·ious

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

(nok'shŭs)
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

noxious

Harmful to health.
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nox·ious

(nok'shŭs)
Injurious; harmful.
[L. noxius, injurious, fr. noceo, to injure]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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