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Related to noxiousness: laterad, anxiousness, disaggregation, fluctuant

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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Because our response variable (palatability) is ordinal, we used Kruskal-Wallis tests (Agresti, 1984) to test the statistical hypotheses of no differences in palatability among anuran species, no differences in overall palatability of each anuran species and no difference in predator tolerance to noxiousness.
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We clearly demonstrated the occurrence of significant noxiousness in several species in this study.
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We also documented noxiousness in Lithobates sphenocephalus, Incilius nebulifer and Anaxyrus woodhousii.
We also documented some noxiousness in the intermediate stages of I.
Noxiousness was previously undocumented in three of the five unpalatable species in this study.