Period of incubation

Related to Period of incubation: latent period
(Med.) the period which elapses between exposure to the causes of an infectious disease and the attack resulting from it; the time during which an infective agent must grow in the body before producing overt symptoms of disease.

See also: Incubation

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Coming from eggs in which they have lain for five years, the period of incubation, they step forth into the world perfectly developed except in size.
In the coming year, the Academy will undergo a period of incubation and the YUMP-partners network will be formed.
The system is incubated at 37[degrees]C for 1 hour and during the period of incubation both system I and II are kept close to each other.
During the same period of incubation at 24[degrees]C, WSC and HWSC were constant at -30% (-200 mg C/kgsoil) and 550% (~4000 mg C/kg soil) of the amount of C emitted to the atmosphere (Fig.
The period of incubation regarding food poisoning was typically from four to six hours but symptoms could possibly develop after two hours.
The data in Table 5: The Benzene Response for Samples of Sierra Mist Free Samples Over Time shows that no benzene was detected in any sample for any period of incubation at any incubation temperature.
The eggs at this stages of development were in the final period of incubation from which the embryos were ready to hatch out as larvae (Fig.
All strains were isolated on both CA and CA-IVX after the same period of incubation, irrespective of their serotype and biotype.
The period of incubation is the same no matter what we are learning to do.
After a 1 h equilibrium period of incubation, the medium was renewed and the muscles were incubated with BV (20 [micro]g/ml), BthTX-I (20 [micro]g/ml) or BthTX-II (20 [micro]g/ml) for 1 h followed by AE (400 [micro]g/ml) for 30 min, 1 and 2 h.