What are injurious?

  • (adj): Harmful to living things.
    Synonyms: deleterious, hurtful
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on injurious:

Matthew Cooke (entomologist) - Works
... Injurious Insects of the Orchard, Vineyard, Field, Garden, Conservatory, Household, Storehouse, Domestic Animals, etc ... with remedies for their extermination Treatise on the Insects Injurious to Fruit and Fruit Trees of the State of California, and Remedies Recommended for Their ... Insects, Injurious and Beneficial, Their Natural History and Classification For the Use of Fruit Growers, Vine Growers, Farmers, Gardeners and Schools ...
Eleanor Anne Ormerod - Partial List of Publications
... of attack of turnip fly in 1881 (1882) Manual of injurious insects with methods of prevention and remedy for their attacks to food crops, forest trees and fruit to which is appended a short ...
Chronic Inflammation - Outcomes
... will be determined by the tissue in which the injury has occurred and the injurious agent that is causing it ... inflammation In acute inflammation, if the injurious agent persists then chronic inflammation will ensue ... agents of the body, but the toxins they release (including reactive oxygen species) are injurious to the organism's own tissues as well as invading ...
History Of Labour Law In The United Kingdom - Late Nineteenth Century - Health and Safety, Post 1867
... A few specially dangerous or injurious trades brought under regulation in 1864 and 1867 (e.g ... than fencing of mill gearing and dangerous machinery) (c) detailed regulation of injurious and dangerous process and trades (d) powers of certifying surgeons (e) amount of overtime permissible (greatly reduced in ... than had been attempted in the code of 1878 with certain striking instances of trades injurious to health ...
Captivity (animal) - Behavior of Animals in Captivity
... behavior shown in captive animals is self-injurious behavior (SIB) ... Self-injurious behavior indicates any activity that involves biting, scratching, hitting, hair plucking, or eye poke that may result in injuring oneself ... Although its reported incidence is low, self-injurious behavior is observed across a range of primate species, especially when they experience social isolation in infancy ...

More definitions of "injurious":

  • (adj): Tending to cause great harm.
    Synonyms: evil, harmful

Famous quotes containing the word injurious:

    But the doctrine of the Farm is merely this, that every man ought to stand in primary relations to the work of the world, ought to do it himself, and not to suffer the accident of his having a purse in his pocket, or his having been bred to some dishonorable and injurious craft, to sever him from those duties.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    ...I am an abolitionist for the sake of my own race—Contact with the African degenerates our white race—I find the association with them injurious to my child—keenly as I watch to prevent it & his faithful nurse to help me ... She is a good woman & so are many of them—Still the race is a degraded one ...
    Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818–?)

    Bright light is injurious to those who see nothing.
    Aurelius Clemens Prudentius (c. 348–405)