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deleterious

adj del·e·te·ri·ous \ˌdel-ə-ˈtir-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of DELETERIOUS

:  harmful often in a subtle or an unexpected way <the deleterious effects of radiation and chemotherapy on the marrow—Christine Gorman> <deleterious genes>

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May 24, 2015
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