noxa

noun
\ ˈnäk-sə How to pronounce noxa (audio) \
plural noxae\ -​ˌsē How to pronounce noxae (audio) , -​sī How to pronounce noxae (audio) \

Medical Definition of noxa

: something that exerts a harmful effect on the body

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“Noxa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/noxa. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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